Science Journal of Analytical Chemistry

Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018

  • Spectroscopic Analysis of Selected Priority Trace Metals in the Extant East African Gilled Lungfish (Protopterus amphibius) in Lira Municipal Lagoon and Its Edibility Health Risk

    Timothy Omara, Remish Ogwang, Sarah Ndyamuhaki, Sarah Kagoya, Erisa Kigenyi, Bashir Musau, Eddie Adupa

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 5, September 2018
    Pages: 38-45
    Received: 7 November 2018
    Accepted: 21 November 2018
    Published: 24 December 2018
    Abstract: This investigation analyzed the concentrations of three trace metals in gilled lungfish of Lira Municipal lagoon of Lira District and estimated the health risk associated with its consumption. Three fresh lungfish samples from the down, middle and up sluices of the lagoon were caught, eviscerated, washed and sundried. Edible muscles of the samples ... Show More