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Decreased Pulmonary Function in School Children in Western Japan after Exposures to Asian Desert Dusts and Its Association with Interleukin-8

Table 4

Concentration of metal elements in CJ-1 soil and airborne particles collected on ADS days.

Metals (μg/mg)CJ-1 soilADS airborne particles in April 23 and 24, 2012ADS airborne particles in March 8 to 10, 2013ADS airborne particles in March 19 and 20, 2013

Al68.0028.8022.4014.80
AsNDNDNDND
Ba0.440.120.180.10
Ca68.0029.6044.0031.20
CdNDNDNDND
Co0.01NDNDND
Cr0.05NDNDND
Cu0.030.12ND0.07
Fe26.0022.0020.8014.40
HgNDNDNDND
K0.190.380.330.30
La0.03NDNDND
Mg18.0014.0016.8014.40
Mn0.700.520.560.40
Na0.4433.6056.0064.00
Ni0.030.140.150.11
P0.68NDNDND
Pb0.020.060.120.06
Si260.00140.00108.0072.00
Sr0.260.160.220.16
Ti2.400.960.920.52
Zn0.070.520.640.60

ADS: Asian dust storm, CJ-1 soil: soil from the China Loess Plateau, the original ADS soil in the Tengger Desert and Huining located in Gansu Province, and ND: not detected.

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