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Mortality in British military participants in human experimental research into chemical warfare agents at Porton Down: cohort study.

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To investigate any long term effects on mortality in participants in experimental research related to chemical warfare agents from 1941 to 1989. Historical cohort study. Data sources Archive of UK government research facility at Porton Down, UK military personnel records, and national death and cancer records. Participants 18,276 male members of the UK armed forces who had spent one or more short periods (median 4 days between first and last test) at Porton Down and a comparison group of 17,6...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
BMJ (Clinical research ed.) More from this journal
Volume:
338
Publication date:
2009-01-01
EISSN:
1756-1833
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:375219
UUID:
uuid:fdcc3c4c-2921-4f7b-b47f-673442d8d509
Local pid:
pubs:375219
Source identifiers:
375219
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2013-11-17

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