Table 7

Combined effects of nano-TiO2 on various organs
Exposed route Livera Spleena Kidneya Lunga Braina Hearta Totala Percentageb
Digestive tract 3/0 0/1 3/0 0/1 1/0 0/1 7/3 70
Respiratory tract 4/0 1/1 2/1 12/3 1/1 0/2 20/8 71
Intraperitoneal injection 7/2 1/1 5/1 2/2 1/0 2/1 18/7 72
Skin 1/0 1/0 1/0 1/0 0/1 0/1 4/2 67
Caudal vein 1/0 0/0 2/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 3/0 100
Totala 16/2 3/3 13/2 15/6 3/2 2/5 52/20 -
Percentageb 89 50 87 71 60 29 72 -

aNumber of positive/negative studies.

bPercentage of positive studies.

Chang et al.

Chang et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:51   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-51

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