Health risk assessment of heavy metal intake due to fish consumption in the Sistan region, Iran.

@article{Miri2017HealthRA,
  title={Health risk assessment of heavy metal intake due to fish consumption in the Sistan region, Iran.},
  author={Mohammad Reza Miri and Elham Akbari and Abdeltif Amrane and Seyed Javad Jafari and Hadi Eslami and Edris Hoseinzadeh and Mansur Zarrabi and Javad Salimi and Mohsen Sayyad-Arbabi and Mahmoud Taghavi},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2017},
  volume={189 11},
  pages={583}
}
The heavy metal (Pb, Cd, Cr, and Ni) content of a fish species consumed by the Sistan population and its associated health risk factors were investigated. The mean concentrations of Pb, Cd, and Cr were slightly higher than the standard levels. The Ni content of fish was below the maximum guideline proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). The… CONTINUE READING