CDC now encouraging doctors to consider more blood testing for “forever chemicals”

Vial with blood sitting on research paperwork.

Doctors are now being encouraged to consider more blood testing for PFAS, also known as “forever chemicals,” according to guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC guidance says when doctors are deciding whether to test a patient for PFAS exposure, they should consider their exposure history and whether they live in an area where the water source has high levels of PFAS.

Learn more about the recommendations from this San Francisco Chronicle article

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