American Journal of Applied Scientific Research

Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2019

  • Estimation of Dietary Intake Concentration of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Carcinogens from Tilapia zilli Commercially Available from Escravos River, Nigeria

    Nworu Jerome Sunday, Oti Wilberforce, Enemose Edith Ajirioghene

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 4, December 2019
    Pages: 62-67
    Received: Oct. 24, 2019
    Accepted: Nov. 14, 2019
    Published: Nov. 25, 2019
    Abstract: The Concentrations of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the organs of a commonly consumed Tilapia zilli from Escravos River in Delta State, Nigeria were evaluated to ascertain the level of their bioaccumulation and the possible human health risks associated with their consumption. Samples were analysed with a Gas Chromatographic Flame Ionization ... Show More