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HCH and DDT residues in human and bovine milk at Hardwar, India.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9519568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Concentrations of HCH and DDT in human and bovine milk were determined in two areas under malaria control namely, BHEL, Hardwar with bioenvironmental control strategy and rural and urban areas of Bahadrabad PHC of Hardwar district with residual spraying of insecticides. Mean HCH and DDT residues in human milk in BHEL were 0.027 and 0.021 mg/kg, while from Bahadrabad were 0.089 and 0.149 mg/kg respectively. Similarly, mean HCH and DDT contents in bovine milk from BHEL were 0.019 and 0.008 mg/kg, while 0.058 and 0.029 mg/kg, respectively from Bahadrabad. Statistically significant differences were recorded in HCH and DDT levels in human and bovine milk samples between BHEL and Bahadrabad areas of Hardwar district. The mean levels of HCH and DDT in bovine milk samples did not exceed the maximum residual limit of 0.05 mg/kg from BHEL whereas, 38.5% samples from Bahadrabad area exceeded this limit.
V K Dua; C S Pant; V P Sharma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of malariology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0367-8326     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Malariol     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-04-28     Completed Date:  1998-04-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  17540010R     Medline TA:  Indian J Malariol     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Malaria Research Centre (Field Station), Hardwar, India.
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MeSH Terms
DDT / analysis*
Insect Control*
Lindane / analysis*
Malaria / prevention & control*
Milk / chemistry*
Milk, Human / chemistry*
Reg. No./Substance:
50-29-3/DDT; 58-89-9/Lindane

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