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Table 1 24 h excretion of silver in urine and feces

From: Distribution of silver in rats following 28 days of repeated oral exposure to silver nanoparticles or silver acetate

  urine (μg) feces (μg) urine (% of 24 h intake) feces (% of 24 h intake)
Ag-PVP nanoparticles 0.10 ± 0.05 1190 ± 430 0.005 ± 0.003 63 ± 23
Ag acetate 0.73 ± 0.23 610 ± 250 0.057 ± 0.017 49 ± 21
  1. Absolute and relative amount of silver (mean ± 1s.d., N = 5) excreted in urine and feces within a 24 hour time period in week 3 of the study.