Toxicol Res 2021 Oct 8;37(4):495-503. Epub 2021 Mar 8.
Faculty of Agriculture, Plant Protection Department, Damanhour University, PO Box 59, Damnhour, Elbehera Egypt.
Levels of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) residues in tilapia fish and their health risk associated with the consumption of fish from Edko lake, Egypt were determined. The quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe method (QuEChERS) was used for extraction and clean-up of 18 OCPs residues from fish followed by GC-ECD and GC-ITD analytical tools were employed for identification of OPs. Out of the 18 OCPs, only heptachlorepoxide, p,p-DDE, dieldrin, p,p-DDD, and endrin ketone were detected in muscles of fish with concentrations of 0. Read More