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when should thallium be eliminated from your body after a stress test?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Long time: The journal of emergency medicine volume 43, issue 6 , pages e439-e442, december 2012 case report this patient was twice detained by homeland security agents and searched after he activated radiation detectors at a seaport security checkpoint..The radioactive half-life of tl-201 is 73.1h, however, reported periods of extended personal radiation have been seen as far out as 61 days.
Answered on Sep 26, 2013

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No: Very simple stress test.

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