DAPHNIA TEST – A SHORTCUT FOR HUMAN HEALTH PROTECTION ASSESSMENT

Published in Scientific Papers. Series D. Animal Science., Vol. LVI
Written by Rodne NASTOVA, Nedeljka NIKOLOVA, Vasil KOSTOV

Daphnia magna toxicity testing was evaluated as a method for estimating the potential trace metals hazard to the environment. Electroplating whole effluent evaluation was used as case study... D. magna proved to be sensitive enough to Zn, Cr and to a certain extent to Ni to serve as a quick but reliable method for assessing possible human health hazard by bioconcentrated trace metals via freshwater fish consumption.

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NASTOVA R., NIKOLOVA N., KOSTOV V. 2013 DAPHNIA TEST – A SHORTCUT FOR HUMAN HEALTH PROTECTION ASSESSMENT. Scientific Papers. Series D. Animal Science., Vol. LVI, ISSN 2285-5750, 349-353.


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