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Pharmaceutical residues in water and sediment of Msunduzi River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
The little data about pharmaceutical residue contamination in African water bodies motivated our study on the occurrence of pharmaceutical residues in the water and sediment of Msunduzi River in theExpand
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Occurrence and distribution pattern of acidic pharmaceuticals in surface water, wastewater, and sediment of the Msunduzi River, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
The paucity of information on the occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the environment in African countries led the authors to investigate 8 acidic pharmaceuticals (4 antipyretics, 3 antibiotics, and 1Expand
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Occurrence of selected pharmaceuticals in water and sediment of Umgeni River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Selected pharmaceuticals including antibiotics, antipyretics, a stimulant, an antiepileptic and an antipsychotic drug were determined in wastewater, surface water and sediment along the Umgeni RiverExpand
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Pharmaceuticals as emerging organic contaminants in Umgeni River water system, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The occurrences of pharmaceuticals and personal care products as emerging organic contaminants (EOCs) have been reported in several countries of the world except from African countries. This studyExpand
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Detection and quantification of acidic drug residues in South African surface water using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.
A method was optimized for derivatization, separation, detection and quantification of salicylic acid, acetylsalicylic acid, nalidixic acid, ibuprofen, phenacetin, naproxen, ketoprofen, meclofenamicExpand
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Occurrence and significance of polychlorinated biphenyls in water, sediment pore water and surface sediments of Umgeni River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The Umgeni River is one of the main sources of water in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; however; there is currently a lack of information on the presence and distribution of polychlorinated biphenylsExpand
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Assessment of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs by ultrasonic-assisted extraction and GC-MS in Mgeni and Msunduzi river sediments, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
The occurrence of eight pharmaceuticals was monitored during four seasons (spring, summer, autumn, and winter) along a 250-km stretch of the Msunduzi and Mgeni rivers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.Expand
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Synthesis, Characterization, and Adsorption Kinetic Studies of Ethylenediamine Modified Cellulose for Removal of Cd and Pb
Surface functionalization of cellulose using ethylenediamine was performed to improve its binding capacity for Cd and Pb. Adsorption kinetics at pH 6.0 and 25°C revealed the Langmuir model to betterExpand
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Evaluation of organochlorinated pesticide (OCP) residues in soil, sediment and water from the Msunduzi River in South Africa
Organochlorinated pesticide (OCP) concentrations were evaluated in sediment, soil and surface water of the Msunduzi River as well as the influent, effluent and biosolids from the Darvill wastewaterExpand
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Furoquinoline alkaloids from the southern African Rutaceae Teclea natalensis.
The chloroform and ethyl acetate extracts of the leaves of Teclea natalensis have yielded two furoquinoline alkaloids, 6-[(2,3-epoxy-3-methylbutyl)oxy]-4,7-dimethoxyfuro[2,3-b]quinoline andExpand
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