Arsenic contamination of groundwater and its health impact on residents in a village in West Bengal, India.

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An in-depth study was carried out in Rajapur, an arsenic-affected village in West Bengal, India, to determine the degree of groundwater contamination with arsenic and the impact of this contamination on residents. The flow injection hydride generation atomic absorption spectrometry (FI-HG-AAS) method was used to measure arsenic concentrations in water and… (More)

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@article{Rahman2005ArsenicCO, title={Arsenic contamination of groundwater and its health impact on residents in a village in West Bengal, India.}, author={Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman and Mrinal Kumar Sengupta and Sad Ahamed and Uttam Kumar Chowdhury and Dilip Lodh and A. Hossain and Bhaskar Das and Niladri Roy and Kshitish Chandra Saha and Shyamal Kanti Palit and Dipankar Chakraborti}, journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization}, year={2005}, volume={83 1}, pages={49-57} }