Trans-nonachlor, o,p,-DDD, p,p'-DDD, endosulfan I, endrin
, and methoxychlor were also associated with significantly reduced number of eosinophils by 24-49%, while p,p'-DDT, o,p'-DDE, and p,p'-DDE were related with 9-16% reduction in monocyte count.
Standard OCPs including pp-DDT, ppDDD, pp-DDE, [alpha] HCH, [gamma] HCH, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide, aldrin, endrin
, chlordane, methoxychlor, and HCB were obtained from Sigma-Aldrich (Germany).
was found in samples from Anglican Hostel (1.21 [+ or -] 0.10) and Gyenyase (6.73 [+ or -] 0.05).
The TIC endrin
was detected in only three fish from the NEAO and was thus excluded from PCA analysis.
DDD 0,17 ND 0,47 ND 0,20 Endrin
0,43 0,29 0,35 0,18 0,16 o.p.
Os principais pesticidas encontrados foram heptacloro, aldrin, DDT, clordane e endrin
. A presenca dos pesticidas foi correlacionada com areas densamente povoadas sendo o uso em programas de saude considerado o maior causador da contaminacao (Araujo et al., 1998).
The banned pesticides included chlordane, a rat poison that affects the nervous system and endrin
, an insecticide that causes headache.