Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 210

Table of Content: December 2013; 5(10)

December 2013

Bacterial quality control of domestic and imported brands of bottled water in Saudi Arabia

Water is one of the most abundant and essential commodities of man occupying about 70% of the earth’s surface and 60% of the human body therefore it should be continuously protected against microbial infections. Also, the mineral content in drinking water should be maintained within the acceptable range. Quality control of drinking water emerged with the invention of bottled drinking water. In this study, samples...

Author(s): Amal A. Al Hazzani, Laila W. Al Farra, Amal Asran, Afaf I. Shehata and Nadine M. S. Moubayed

December 2013

Maternal lead exposure and pregnancy outcome in Wistar albino rats

Lead (Pb) is a heavy metal environmental pollutant and toxicant. The present study investigated dose-related effects of maternal Pb exposure on pregnancy outcome. Wistar albino rats were gavaged with Pb nitrate (4 or 8 mg/kg) or vehicle daily from gestation day 0 until delivery. Length of pregnancy was noted. Number, birth weight and physical characteristics of pups were registered. Neonatal mortality was also recorded...

Author(s): J. S. Aprioku and I. M. Siminialayi