barium

Chuck Miller rellim at MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU
Tue Nov 28 10:11:40 EST 1995


Barium used in diagnostic radiology is in the insoluble sulfate form.
Consequently, it never leaves the gut and is eliminated by fecal excretion.
I know of no toxicity resulting from barium sulfate use in medical tests. 

Virtually yours,

Chuck

Dr. Charles A. Miller,  rellim at mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu 
Bionet.Toxicology News Group Discussion Leader
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School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
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