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The aim of this study was to evaluate four different sampling methods for quantification of bacterial contamination of broiler carcasses at slaughter. Various sampling techniques are used worldwide for sampling carcass surfaces and the results are often presented with different units of...

Author(s)
Gravning, G. E. N.; Røtterud, O. J.; Bjørkøy, S.; Forseth, M.; Skjerve, E.; Llarena, A. K.; Lian, A.; Johannessen, G. S.; Hauge, S. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Food Control, 2021, 121,
Abstract

Microplastics (MP) in marine environments attract widespread attention due to their small particle size and potential hazardous impacts on aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Compared to marine sediments, knowledge about the occurrence of MP in freshwater sediments, especially in river sediments,...

Author(s)
Adomat, Y.; Grischek, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 758,
Abstract

Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) serve as an important route of microplastics (MPs) to the environment. Therefore, more effective MPs sampling and detection methodologies, as well as a better understanding of their influence on MPs occurrence and distributions in WWTP effluents, are needed for...

Author(s)
Ben-David, E. A.; Habibi, M.; Haddad, E.; Hasanin, M.; Angel, D. L.; Booth, A. M.; Sabbah, I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 752,
Abstract

Introduction: Girls married at an early age are more likely to be victims of violence from their husbands or their in-laws. This may lead them to experience mental problems such as post-traumatic stress, depression, and/or anxiety. There are a lack of data related to the psychological reactions...

Author(s)
Malak, M. Z.; Al-Amer, R. M.; Khalifeh, A. H.; Jacoub, S. M.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 2021, 56, 2, pp 229-236
Abstract

Objective: The best way of preventing the dispersion of an infectious disease is decreasing the transmissibility of the pathogen. To achieve such a goal, it is important to have epidemiological surveillance to retrieve data about its routes of transmission and dispersion. This study investigated...

Author(s)
Hernández López, J.; Santos Romo, Á.; Coronado Molina, D.; Álvarez Hernández, G.; Gutiérrez Cureño, Á. B.; Avilés Acosta, M.; Avilés Gaxiola, C. A.; Serrato Félix, M. J.; Gollas Galván, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2021, 102, pp 478-482
Abstract

Brominated flame retardants (BFRs) are a series of stable and outstanding flame retardants bringing human exposure risks in indoor environment. However, sampling methods now available for BFRs are solvent-consuming and relatively complicated. This study provides a new option of low-volume air...

Author(s)
Wang YongYue; Yang XiaoMeng; Liu YuZhe; Zhang Qing; Xiao HongYan; Wang Yu; Yao YiMing; Sun HongWen
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2021, 210,
Abstract

Fencing facility has been widely employed in steppes. However, the effects of fencing facility on plant species and soil organic carbon (SOC) have been rarely understood in steppes. Using soil sampling and plant quadrat clipping methods, in this study, we investigated the effects of fencing...

Author(s)
Wang ZhiPing; Han ShiJie; Zheng YanHai; Zhang XiMei; Wu HongHui; Cui JiFa; Xiao ChunWang; Han XingGuo
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Catena, 2021, 196,
Abstract

Accurate measurement of the discharge of total suspended solids (TSS) from watersheds is complicated by the extreme temporal variability of suspended solid concentrations during periods of high stream flow. Consequently, TSS loads estimated from data collected at different temporal frequencies may...

Author(s)
Thompson, J.; Pelc, C. E.; Jordan, T. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2021, 765,
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for One health study designs.

This chapter focused on population-based quantitative One Health study designs with emphasis on planning of field studies. Selected examples on joint surveys, then on practical information for planning a field study design were presented. This chapter concludes on the advantages of One Health study ...

Author(s)
Schelling, E.; Hattendorf, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are known to be endocrine-disrupting compounds, but are nevertheless widely used in consumer and industrial products and have been detected globally in human and wildlife. Data from animal and epidemiological studies suggest that PFAS may affect human fertility....

Author(s)
Ma XueQian; Cui Long; Chen Lin; Zhang Jun; Zhang XiaoHui; Kang QuanMin; Jin Fan; Ye YingHui
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Environmental Pollution, 2021, 269,

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