Determination of arsenic levels in lake water, sediment, and foodstuff from selected area of Sindh, Pakistan: estimation of daily dietary intake.

@article{Arain2009DeterminationOA,
  title={Determination of arsenic levels in lake water, sediment, and foodstuff from selected area of Sindh, Pakistan: estimation of daily dietary intake.},
  author={Muhammad Balal Arain and Tasneem Gul Kazi and Jameel Ahmed Baig and Muhammad Khan Jamali and Hasan Imran Afridi and Abdul Qadir Shah and Nusrat Jalbani and Raja Adil Sarfraz},
  journal={Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={
          242-8
        }
}
The aim of present study was to develop a database of arsenic (As) in lake water, ground water, sediment, soil, vegetables, grain crops and fish to evaluate the potential human health risks posed by higher level of As, in south east part of Sindh, Pakistan during 2005-2007. The total concentration of As in various samples under study was determined by electrothermal atomic absorption spectrophotometry (ETAAS). The reliability and accuracy of technique was checked by different certified… CONTINUE READING
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