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Table 1 Trace metal concentrations in certified reference material (DORM-3) as well as accuracy and detection limits determined by ICP-MS analyses

From: Comparison of the metal accumulation capacity between the acanthocephalan Pomphorhynchus laevis and larval nematodes of the genus Eustrongylides sp. infecting barbel (Barbus barbus)

Element DORM-3 values DORM-3 analyzed Accuracy Detection limit Detection limit (mg/kg)
  ± SD (mg/kg) ± SD (mg/kg) (%) (μg/L) for 200 mg (FW) sample
As 6.88 ± 0.30 6.30 ± 0.40 92% 0.008 0.001
Cd 0.290 ± 0.020 0.27 ± 0.02 94% 0.01 0.001
Co n.c. - - 0.009 0.001
Cu 15.5 ± 0.63 16.35 ± 0.93 105% 0.19 0.078
Fe 347 ± 20 346.95 ± 28.24 100% 2.76 0.354
Mn n.c. - - 0.1 0.251
Pb 0.395 ± 0.050 0.417 ± 0.043 106% 0.26 0.003
Se n.c - - 0.14 0.008
Sn 0.066 ± 0.012 0.0067 ± 0.010 102% 0.01 0.005
V n.c. - - 0.01 0.002
Zn 51.3 ± 3.1 44.4 ± 3.2 87% 2.77 0.161
  1. FW: fresh weight.