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08/23/05 CDC Dioxin "Background" ranges for humans not exposed to dioxin in question
David Linhardt, a Chemical Engineer formerly employed by Dow, has just released an analysis of the data and methods used by the CDC, Dow, and the MDEQ to calculate the so called "background blood serum levels" of dioxin in non-exposed populations. Could the data be flawed? Visit his web site for more information: www.dioxinspin.com , the new report can be found on the Flawed Science page, volume 4.
A conclusion from his report:
8/24/05 CDC blood dioxin background levels follow-up
"I discussed the four abnormal serum levels
with Dr. Patterson. He indicated that he was not aware of any reason to exclude
them from the study. He offered two possible reasons why the four levels were so