Comments on "Results of a Long-Term Low-Level Microwave Exposure of Rats"

Eric van Rongen*, Gerard C. van Rhoon, Andre Aleman, Gert Kelfkens, Hans Kromhout, Flora E. van Leeuwen, Huub F. J. Savelkoul, Wytse J. Wadman, Rik D. H. J. van de Weerdt, A. Peter M. Zwamborn

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In a recent publication in this TRANSACTIONS, Adang et al. concluded that long-term exposure to RF electromagnetic fields may have effects on survival and on blood parameters in rats. The Electromagnetic Fields Committee of the Health Council of The Netherlands disputes this conclusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1893-1894
Number of pages2
JournalIeee transactions on microwave theory and techniques
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul-2011


  • Biological effects of electromagnetic radiation
  • blood
  • continuous wave (CW) radar
  • military communications
  • rats

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