Mercury exposures in riverside amazon communities in Para, Brazil
Cross-sectional studies were conducted in three riverside communities in the state of Para in the Amazon Region of Brazil. Two of these communities, Brasilia Legal and Sao Luis do Tapajos, are located in a watershed exposed ...
Evaluation of total mercury concentrations in fish consumed in the municipality of Itaituba, Tapajos River Basin, Para, Brazil
The environmental exposure to mercury by riverine and Indian communities can occur through the ingestion of fish and products contaminated by mercury compounds. The present study aims to evaluate the total mercury concentration ...
Mercury exposure and anemia in children and adolescents from six riverside communities of Brazilian Amazon
(Associação Brasileira de Saúde Coletiva, 2022)
Mercury (Hg) is a toxic substance, and fish consumption is one of the main sources of exposure for the population. This article aims to evaluate the association between exposure to Hg and anemia among children and adolescents ...