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Determination of mercury in human blood and hair samples from the people living environment adjacent to petrochemical industry zone in Libya

Banana, Adel A. S. and Noman, Efaq and Al-Gheethi, Adel and Radin Mohamed, Radin Maya Saphira and M. K., Amir Hashim and Hassairi, Yousef Aribi (2018) Determination of mercury in human blood and hair samples from the people living environment adjacent to petrochemical industry zone in Libya. In: Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Environmental Integration. Recent Advances in Environmental Science from the Euro-Mediterranean and Surrounding Regions . Springer International Publishing AG, pp. 1999-2002. ISBN 9783319705477

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Abstract

High concentrations of Hg were determined in human blood and hair samples. 13% of the samples exceeded 200 µg L−1 which is more than WHO Standards limits (200 µg L−1). The concentrations of Hg2+ recorded a correlation with the age.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mercury; human blood; hair; GCCI
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD1020-1066 Hazardous substances and their disposal
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 May 2019 01:10
Last Modified: 13 May 2019 01:10
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11134
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