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Toxic cyanobacteria in water: a guide to their public health consequences, monitoring and management.
This book describes the present state of knowledge regarding the impact of cyanobacteria on health through the use of water. It considers aspects of risk management and details the information neededExpand
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Throughout their lifespan, humans are exposed to many chemical substances, both beneficial and harmful. It is not possible to eliminate exposure to all toxins in our environment. Of the harmfulExpand
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Health risks caused by freshwater cyanobacteria in recreational waters.
Toxic cyanobacteria are increasingly being perceived as a potential health hazard, particularly in waters used for recreation. A few countries are developing regulations to protect human health fromExpand
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Accumulation of cyanobacterial toxins in freshwater "seafood" and its consequences for public health: a review.
This review summarizes and discusses the current understanding of human exposure to cyanobacterial toxins in "seafood" collected from freshwater and coastal areas. The review consists of three parts:Expand
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Cyanotoxins : occurrence, causes, consequences
1 Introduction: Cyanotoxins - Research for Environmental Safety and Human Health.- 2 Cyanotoxin Occurrence in Freshwaters.- 2.1 Cyanotoxin Occurrence in Germany.- 2.1.1 The Waterbodies Surveyed forExpand
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Concentrations of particulate and dissolved cylindrospermopsin in 21 Aphanizomenon-dominated temperate lakes.
The cyanobacterial toxin cylindrospermopsin (CYN) is widely distributed in German lakes, but volumetric data for risk assessment are lacking and it is unclear which cyanobacterial species produce CYNExpand
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Cylindrospermopsin occurrence in two German lakes and preliminary assessment of toxicity and toxin production of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (Cyanobacteria) isolates.
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii, a freshwater cyanobacterium of tropical origin, is not only increasingly found in (sub) tropical water bodies, but also in temperate regions. Since this species mayExpand
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Protecting Groundwater for Health: Managing the Quality of Drinking-water Sources
Protecting drinking-water resources is the first barrier against pathogens and substances hazardous to health. Practitioners in drinking-water supply or surveillance - from the local and technicalExpand
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Microcystins (hepatotoxic heptapeptides) in german fresh water bodies
In 1995 and 1996 a total of 55 German water bodies with different trophic states were investigated for the presence of potentially microcystin‐producing cyanobacteria. The seston biomass of over 500Expand
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