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Comments on results of a long-term low-level microwave exposure of rats

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Author: Rongen, E. van · Rhoon, G.C. van · Aleman, A. · Kelfkens, G. · Kromhout, H. · Leeuwen, F.E. van · Savelkoul, H.F.J. · Wadman, W.J. · Weerdt, R.D.H.J. van de · Zwamborn, A.P.M.
Source:IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 7, 59, 1893-1894
Identifier: 431863
doi: doi:10.1109/TMTT.2011.2131678
Keywords: Health · Biological effects of electromagnetic radiation · Blood · Continuous wave (CW) radar · Military communications · Rats · Physics & Electronics · ED - Electronic Defence · TS - Technical Sciences


In a recent publication in this Transactions, Adang concluded that long-term exposure to RF electromagnetic fields may have effects on survival and on blood parameters in rats. The Electromagnetic Fields Committee of the Health Council of The Netherlands disputes this conclusion.