Matrix-specific questionnaires to accompany the sampling of urine and blood (2nd round priority substances)

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Last Updated: 11-06-2019 14:03


The HBM4EU matrix-specific questionnaires have been designed to collect a select amount of information concerning individual characteristics of the participants and on different sources and routes of exposure to the 2nd round priority substances selected for study, with the aim to characterise as well as possible the level of exposure to these substances (where considered relevant) directly prior (past 24 or 48 hours) to the sampling. As urine and blood are currently the most likely matrices to be analysed, questionnaires have been prepared accordingly. It might be necessary to adapt some wording and use specific questions in the urine questionnaire depending on the type of urine envisioned to be sampled (e.g. morning urine, spot urine, etc.). This document is also included as an annex in HBM4EU Deliverable D7.6.