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Review Article

Correlations between Different Heavy Metals in Diverse Body Fluids: Studies of Human Semen Quality

Table 4

Spearman’s correlation coefficients between metal concentrations in seminal and blood plasma, and whole blood.

Blood plasmaWhole blood
value value

LeadBlood plasma0.570.67
Seminal plasma0.130.32−0.080.55
CadmiumBlood plasma0.140.30
Seminal plasma0.120.36−0.500.72
MercuryBlood plasma0.170.19
Seminal plasma−0.130.34−0.340.80

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