Source: Plastic Residue Found in Alberto Contador's System

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10/5/2010| 0 comments
by AP
Alberto Contador. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.
Alberto Contador. Photo copyright Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Source: Plastic Residue Found in Alberto Contador's System

Latest report points to Spaniard having a blood transfusion.

generally receive them before big mountain stages. A French expert working for the French anti-doping agency, professor Michel Rieu, said last month that the combined use of self-blood transfusion and micro-doses of the latest generation of blood-booster EPO is common in cycling.

A scientific study recently published by Spanish experts evaluated the exposure to DEHP by measuring the plasticizer metabolites in selected groups of subjects. It found that concentrations in urine of all three metabolites are significantly higher in people receiving blood transfusions.

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