Mercury Concentration in the Breast Milk of Iranian Women

  title={Mercury Concentration in the Breast Milk of Iranian Women},
  author={Reza Dahmardeh Behrooz and Abbas Esmaili-Sari and Fatemeh Einollahi Peer and Malihe Amini},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
Human milk is usually the only source of food for infants during the first 4 to 5 months of their life. In this research, 80 human milk samples were collected from mothers in Tehran, Noushahr and the countryside of Tabriz, Iran, who were not occupationally exposed to mercury. The mean concentration of mercury in breast milk obtained from mothers in the countryside of Tabriz, Noushahr and Tehran was 0.86, 0.15 and 0.12 μg/L, respectively. There was a significant difference in mercury… CONTINUE READING

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