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Main Title A status report on planktonic cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) and their toxins /
Author Carmichael, Wayne W.
CORP Author Wright State Univ., Dayton, OH. Dept. of Biological Sciences.;Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Environmental Monitoring and Systems Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600/R-92/079
Stock Number PB92-206259
Subjects Cyanobacteria. ; Freshwater phytoplankton.
Additional Subjects Bacteria ; Cyanophyta ; Toxicity ; Water pollution ; Public health ; Risk assessments ; Humans ; Animals ; Plankton blooms ; Toxins and antitoxins ; Poisons ; Laboratories ; Blue green algae ; Eutrophication
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB92-206259 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 149 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract Toxic blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) continue to be agents of certain water-based toxicoses. Their presence is now being acknowledged in many of the world's fresh and brackish waters with eutrophication status of meso to hypereutrophic. Dense surface scums called waterblooms will occur for a few days, weeks or months when temperature, nutrient and stratification status of these water bodies is appropriate. It is during these waterblooms that the concentration of toxins exceeds a level such that any animal can ingest an acutely lethal dose of toxic cells or toxins. Laboratory studies, using subacute levels of the main blue-green toxin group, have shown them to be a potent promoter of liver tumors. The report summarizes the present understanding on toxic blue-green algae and their toxins.
Notes "June 1992." Includes bibliographical references (pages 73-141). Microfiche.
Place Published Cincinnati, Ohio
Supplementary Notes Sponsored by Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Corporate Au Added Ent Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio); Wright State University. Department of Biological Sciences.
PUB Date Free Form 1992
NTIS Prices PC A07/MF A02
BIB Level m
Medium microform
Content text
Carrier microfiche
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20140106063337
Language eng
Origin NTIS
OCLC Rec Leader 01368cam 2200325Ka 45020