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Availability of arsenic in human milk in women and its correlation with arsenic in urine of breastfed children living in arsenic contaminated areas in Bangladesh

  • Md Rafiqul Islam1,
  • John Attia1,
  • Mohammad Alauddin2,
  • Mark McEvoy1,
  • Patrick McElduff1,
  • Christine Slater3,
  • Md Monirul Islam4,
  • Ayesha Akhter5,
  • Catherine d’Este1,
  • Roseanne Peel1,
  • Shahnaz Akter6,
  • Wayne Smith7, 1,
  • Stephen Begg8 and
  • Abul Hasnat Milton1Email author
Environmental Health201413:101

Received: 20 June 2014

Accepted: 26 November 2014

Published: 4 December 2014

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Archived Comments

  1. Some corrections for the readers of this article

    18 February 2015

    Md Rafiqul Islam, University of Newcastle

    We would request the readers of this very important paper to consider few corrections such as author Md. Monirul Islam's name is incorrectly spelled and this should be Md. Munirul Islam. Also in Table 1 for 'Infant column', of the characteristics titled "Food given in past 24 hours at 6 months"; the values for each indicators under this characteristic is dropped by one line. We apologise for this inconvenience

    Competing interests

    I declare that there is no competing interest.

Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics (CCEB), The School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastlez, Lot 1 Kookaburra Circuit
Wagner College
Division of Human Health, International Atomic Energy Agency
Centre for Nutrition and Food Security, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, John Hunter Hospital, Hunter New England Area Health Services
Department of Paediatrics, Institute of Child and Mother Health
Department of Environmental Health, NSW Health
School of Rural Health, LaTrobe University