Joseph N Daka

Summary

Affiliation: Health Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi Laboratory evaluation of a SpectraMax microplate reader and test strips for field measurement of creatinine in spot urine samples in the event of a radiological accident
    Joseph N Daka
    Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 1C1
    Health Phys 101:154-8. 2011
  2. doi Preparation and application of steeps of tea as new simulations of urine for the performance testing programme of 14C
    Joseph N Daka
    Canadian National Calibration Reference Centre for Bioassay and In Vivo Monitoring, National Internal Radiation Assessment, Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 1C1
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 151:420-5. 2012
  3. doi Evaluation of tea as a matrix in a dual (3H/14C) performance testing program in Canada
    Joseph N Daka
    National Calibration and Reference Centre, Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, 775 Brookfield Road, P L 6302D, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 1C1
    Health Phys 103:275-8. 2012
  4. doi Preparation and application of tea to a tritium performance testing programme
    Joseph N Daka
    National Calibration and Reference Centre, Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, 775 Brookfield Road, PL 6302D, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 1C1
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 148:242-8. 2012
  5. doi The Canadian National Calibration Reference Center for Bioassay and in Vivo Monitoring: an update
    Joseph N Daka
    National Internal Radiation Assessment Section, Radiation Protection Bureau, 775 Brookfield Road, PL6302D, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 1C1
    Health Phys 97:590-4. 2009
  6. doi Requirements for radiation emergency urine bioassay techniques for the public and first responders
    Chunsheng Li
    Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, K1A 1C1
    Health Phys 99:702-7. 2010
  7. ncbi A laboratory observation of some toxic effects of commercially available implant polyurethanes on HL-60 cancer cells
    Joseph N Daka
    Medical Devices Bureau, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada, ON K1A 1C1
    Biomed Sci Instrum 39:421-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi Laboratory evaluation of a SpectraMax microplate reader and test strips for field measurement of creatinine in spot urine samples in the event of a radiological accident
    Joseph N Daka
    Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 1C1
    Health Phys 101:154-8. 2011
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  2. doi Preparation and application of steeps of tea as new simulations of urine for the performance testing programme of 14C
    Joseph N Daka
    Canadian National Calibration Reference Centre for Bioassay and In Vivo Monitoring, National Internal Radiation Assessment, Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 1C1
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 151:420-5. 2012
    ..It was concluded that tea steeps, of which the spectroscopic and colour quenching properties have been adjusted, do provide appropriate urine simulations, suitable for use in PTPs...
  3. doi Evaluation of tea as a matrix in a dual (3H/14C) performance testing program in Canada
    Joseph N Daka
    National Calibration and Reference Centre, Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, 775 Brookfield Road, P L 6302D, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 1C1
    Health Phys 103:275-8. 2012
    ..This report is an extension of similar investigations and shows that tea samples spiked with both H and C (DUAL) are also compatible and produce excellent PTP results...
  4. doi Preparation and application of tea to a tritium performance testing programme
    Joseph N Daka
    National Calibration and Reference Centre, Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, 775 Brookfield Road, PL 6302D, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 1C1
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 148:242-8. 2012
    ..Also, since unlike urine whose use may increase the probability of contaminating and transmitting diseases (e.g. hepatitis C), tea is a safer alternative. When needed, it can readily be prepared for the laboratories...
  5. doi The Canadian National Calibration Reference Center for Bioassay and in Vivo Monitoring: an update
    Joseph N Daka
    National Internal Radiation Assessment Section, Radiation Protection Bureau, 775 Brookfield Road, PL6302D, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 1C1
    Health Phys 97:590-4. 2009
    ..The internal dosimetry performance testing is a new addition to the performance testing suite. This summary also describes the recent reorganization of the NCRC...
  6. doi Requirements for radiation emergency urine bioassay techniques for the public and first responders
    Chunsheng Li
    Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, K1A 1C1
    Health Phys 99:702-7. 2010
    ..A review of currently available assay techniques summarized in this paper reveals that method development for ²⁴¹Am, ²²⁶Ra, ²³⁸Pu, and ⁹⁰Sr urine bioassay is needed...
  7. ncbi A laboratory observation of some toxic effects of commercially available implant polyurethanes on HL-60 cancer cells
    Joseph N Daka
    Medical Devices Bureau, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada, ON K1A 1C1
    Biomed Sci Instrum 39:421-7. 2003
    ....