Cesium-134/137 detected from the body of 20 citizens in Kashiwa city Chiba / 11 are under 6 years old

On 7/3/2014, Kashiwa city of Chiba announced they detected Cesium-134/137 from 20 citizens.

Kashiwa city government supports the citizen under 18 years old and pregnant women for a part of the cost of whole body counter test, which shows an estimate of internal exposure.

The test was implemented from 11/1/2012 to 6/30/2014.

As a result, Cesium-134 was detected from 1 of 369 testees and it was older than 1 year old and younger than 6 years old. (4.55 Bq/Kg)

Cesium-137 was detected from 20 of 369 testees and 11 were older than 1 year old and younger than 6 years old. The highest reading was 16.11 Bq/Kg.

Kashiwa city government still comments the total radiation level that those 20 would receive for the rest of life would be only less than 0.1 mSv.

However, the lowest detectable level wasn’t published.

http://www.city.kashiwa.lg.jp/soshiki/061500/p014001.html

http://www7a.biglobe.ne.jp/~kiyokomiyata/touzai/diary1209html.html

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