Safe limit of arsenic in soil in relation to dietary exposure of arsenicosis patients from Malda district, West Bengal- A case study.
- Debasis Golui,
- D N Guha Mazumder,
- S K Sanyal,
- S P Datta,
- P Ray,
- P K Patra,
- S Sarkar,
- K Bhattacharya
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2017 Jun 15;144:227-235. Epub 2017 Jun 15.
Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Soil Science, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal 741 252, India.
Safe limit of arsenic in soil in relation to dietary exposure of arsenicosis patients was established in Malda district of West Bengal. Out of 182 participants examined, 80 (43.9%) participants showed clinical features of arsenicosis, characterized by arsenical skin lesion (pigmentation and keratosis), while 102 participants did not have any such lesion (control). Read More