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Community and household water systems : risk assessment of fluorosis in rural villages of the Ethiopian Rift Valley

High levels of fluoride in groundwater in the Ethiopian Rift Valley have raised concern among scientists in the past. Most studies to date have focused on investigating the distribution and concentration of fluoride in groundwater, but intake from food can also contribute to dental and skeletal fluorosis. [authors abstract]

TitleCommunity and household water systems : risk assessment of fluorosis in rural villages of the Ethiopian Rift Valley
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsZewge, F., Emiru, T., Labhasetwar, P., Johnston, R., Johnson, A.
Paginationp. 25; 1 fig.
Date Published2012-07-01
PublisherSwiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG)
Place PublishedDuebendorf, Switzerland
Keywordsethiopia rift valley, fluorosis, groundwater pollution
Abstract

High levels of fluoride in groundwater in the Ethiopian Rift Valley have raised concern among scientists in the past. Most studies to date have focused on investigating the distribution and concentration of fluoride in groundwater, but intake from food can also contribute to dental and skeletal fluorosis. [authors abstract]

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