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An interlaboratory comparison for the assessment of intakes of 137Cs, 90Sr, 32P, and various actinides is described. Nine laboratories participated, using five actual cases. The agreement between laboratories was similar to a previous UK intercomparison. Most cases showed a standard deviation on the mean for intakes of better than 30 % with standard deviations on the doses of better than 40 % of the mean. The differences arose mainly from variations in the ICRP models used and in the interpretation and statistical treatment of the data provided.

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Authors: GIBSON J A B ET AL., European Commission, Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 14195 EN (1994) 62 pp., FS, ECU 8.50
Availability: (2)
ISBN: ISBN 92-826-4492-8
Record Number: 199410405 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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