Hair arsenic level in rice-based diet-fed Staffordshire bull terriers

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dc.contributor.author Rosendahl, Sarah Victoria
dc.contributor.author Anturaniemi (o.s. Roine), Johanna
dc.contributor.author Hielm-Bjorkman, Anna
dc.date.accessioned 2020-08-03T08:22:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-08-03T08:22:01Z
dc.date.issued 2020-05
dc.identifier.citation Rosendahl , S V , Anturaniemi (o.s. Roine) , J & Hielm-Bjorkman , A 2020 , ' Hair arsenic level in rice-based diet-fed Staffordshire bull terriers ' , Veterinary Record , vol. 186 , no. 17 , e15 . https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.105493
dc.identifier.other PURE: 134239676
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 8993793f-681f-4be9-a8f0-0957e4229da4
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0003-1343-3473/work/78462798
dc.identifier.other WOS: 000553374000007
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/318108
dc.description.abstract Background: There have been concerns related to inorganic arsenic (iAs) in rice and the risk of chronic toxicity in human beings, especially children. Rice is a common constituent of pet food, and dogs often eat the same food on a continual daily basis for long periods of time. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess the risk of chronic iAs exposure in rice-based diet-fed dogs. Methods: Hair iAs level was measured in seven rice-based diet-fed dogs (mean age 3.8 years) and in nine dogs that did not consume any rice (mean age 4.4 years), using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Results: The hair iAs level was significantly higher (P=0.005) in dogs fed a rice-based diet (mean 0.143 µg/g) than in dogs that did not consume any rice (mean 0.086 µg/g), while age and sex did not show associations with hair iAs level. Conclusion: The results suggest that eating a rice-based diet for long periods of time represents a risk for chronic iAs exposure in dogs. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Veterinary Record
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dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject 413 Veterinary science
dc.title Hair arsenic level in rice-based diet-fed Staffordshire bull terriers en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Departments of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
dc.contributor.organization Equine and Small Animal Medicine
dc.contributor.organization Helsinki One Health (HOH)
dc.contributor.organization Staff Services
dc.contributor.organization Petbone – ortopedia, fysioterapia, kivunlievitys
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1136/vr.105493
dc.relation.issn 0042-4900
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