There are more than 12,000 types of PFAS, not all of which can be detected with current tests; the U.S. Geological Survey study tested for the presence of 32 types.
July 5, 2023
At least 45% of the nation’s tap water is estimated to have one or more types of the chemicals known as per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances, or PFAS, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
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"They're saying, 'Hey, doctors, if you're treating patients who live in PFAS-contaminated areas, you need to do more for these patients,'" said Jamie DeWitt, an immunotoxicologist at East Carolina University.
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