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Ancient water bottle use and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) exposure among California Indians: a prehistoric health risk assessment

Environmental Health201716:61

Received: 15 December 2016

Accepted: 17 May 2017

Published: 23 June 2017

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Original Submission
15 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Jan 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Carl Wendt
21 Feb 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - D. Sarigiannis
13 Apr 2017 Author responded Author comments - Sabrina Sholts
Resubmission - Version 2
13 Apr 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
17 May 2017 Editorially accepted
23 Jun 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12940-017-0261-1

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Anthropology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA
Center for Experimental Archaeology at Davis (CEAD), Department of Anthropology, University of California, Davis, USA
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
UCLA/Getty Conservation Programme, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA