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Health Risk Assessment of Heavy Metal in Smoked Trachurus Trachurus Sold in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, Nigeria

Lovet T. Kigigha, Loveth Odemi Ebieto and Sylvester Chibueze Izah*
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Lovet T. Kigigha: Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Loveth Odemi Ebieto: Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Sylvester Chibueze Izah*: Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

International Journal of Healthcare and Medical Sciences, 2017, vol. 3, issue 9, 62-69

Abstract: This study investigated the health risk of heavy metal in smoked Trachurus trachurus sold in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state, Nigeria. The fish samples were purchased from Tombia Junction market in Yenagoa metropolis, Nigeria. The samples were dry-ashed, digested and analyzed using atomic adsorption spectrometry. The daily intake and target hazard quotients were computed following standard procedure. Results showed mean manganese, copper, chromium, zinc and iron 0.865mg/kg, 0.085 mg/kg,

Keywords: Fish food; Health risk assessment; Trachurus trachurus; Yenagoa metropolis. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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