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Groundwater arsenic contamination in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India.
Nine districts in West Bengal, India, and 42 districts in Bangladesh have arsenic levels in groundwater above the World Health Organization maximum permissible limit of 50 microg/L. The area andExpand
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Arsenic groundwater contamination in Middle Ganga Plain, Bihar, India: a future danger?
The pandemic of arsenic poisoning due to contaminated groundwater in West Bengal, India, and all of Bangladesh has been thought to be limited to the Ganges Delta (the Lower Ganga Plain), despiteExpand
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Status of groundwater arsenic contamination in Bangladesh: a 14-year study report.
Since 1996, 52,202 water samples from hand tubewells were analyzed for arsenic (As) by flow injection hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry (FI-HG-AAS) from all 64 districts ofExpand
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Status of groundwater arsenic contamination in the state of West Bengal, India: a 20-year study report.
Since 1988 we have analyzed 140 150 water samples from tube wells in all 19 districts of West Bengal for arsenic; 48.1% had arsenic above 10 microg/L (WHO guideline value), 23.8% above 50 microg/LExpand
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Groundwater arsenic contamination and its health effects in the Ganga-Meghna-Brahmaputra plain.
School of Environmental Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India Department of Neurology, Medical College, Kolkata, India Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Institute of Post GraduateExpand
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Arsenic calamity in the Indian subcontinent What lessons have been learned?
Groundwater arsenic (As) contamination in West Bengal (WB, India) was first reported in December 1983, when 63 people from three villages of two districts were identified by health officials asExpand
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Arsenic poisoning in the Ganges delta
We have been studying the contamination of groundwater by arsenic and the attend-ant human suffering in West Bengal, India, for a decade, and in Bangladesh for the past four years. From our analysisExpand
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Pattern of Excretion of Arsenic Compounds [Arsenite, Arsenate, MMA(V), DMA(V)] in Urine of Children Compared to Adults from an Arsenic Exposed Area in Bangladesh
Abstract Urinary arsenic is generally considered as the most reliable indicator of recent exposure to inorganic arsenic and is used as the main bio-marker of exposure. However, due to the differentExpand
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Fluorosis in Assam, India.
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Chronic Arsenic Toxicity in Bangladesh and West Bengal, India—A Review and Commentary
Fifty districts of Bangladesh and 9 districts in West Bengal, India have arsenic levels in groundwater above the World Health Organization's maximum permissible limit of 50 μg/L. The area andExpand
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