publication . Article . 2016

The effects of acute gasoline vapour inhalation on some haematological indices of albino Wistar rats

Chukwudi Onyeka John Okonkwo; Ailende Daniel Ehileboh; Eddy Nwobodo; Charles Chijioke Dike;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2016 Journal: Journal of Acute Disease, issue 2, pages 123-125 (issn: 22216189, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hainan Medical College. Published by Elsevier B.V.
Abstract
Objective: To find out if Gasoline vapour has some effects on haematological indices when inhaled by experimental rats. Methods: The standard method for laboratory operating procedure recommended by World Health Organization was used in all the analysis done. Forty two albino Wistar rats comprising twenty one males (160–220 g) and twenty one females (140–190 g) were sampled into six groups consisting of four test groups and two control groups. The test groups were exposed to gasoline vapour for twenty one days. Test group one were exposed to gasoline for 30 min while test group two were exposed to gasoline vapour for 1 h daily. At the end of twenty one days of e...
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free text keywords: Gasoline exposure, Haematological indices, Petroleum consumption, Albino Wistar rats, Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid, RC86-88.9, Animal science, Inhalation, Statistical analysis, Toxicology, Inhalation exposure, Medicine, business.industry, business, Health organization, Gasoline
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