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Volume 8 (2008), Pages 941-948
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Research Article

Heavy Metal Contamination of Foods by Refuse Dump Sites in Awka, Southeastern Nigeria

1Pure and Industrial Chemistry Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
2Toxicology Unit, Pharmacology Department College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nnewi, Anambra State, Nigeria
3Chemistry Department, Anambra State University, Uli, Nigeria

Received 26 July 2008; Revised 7 September 2008; Accepted 12 September 2008

Academic Editor: Richard Brown

Copyright © 2008 J. K. C. Nduka et al.

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