Immunotoxicity in Invertebrates: Measurement and Ecotoxicological Relevance

@article{Galloway2001ImmunotoxicityII,
  title={Immunotoxicity in Invertebrates: Measurement and Ecotoxicological Relevance},
  author={T. Galloway and M. Depledge},
  journal={Ecotoxicology},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={5-23}
}
  • T. Galloway, M. Depledge
  • Published 2001
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Ecotoxicology
  • Concern is growing regarding the impact of chemicals suspected of altering the function of the immune system in humans and wildlife. There are numerous examples of links between pollution and increased susceptibility to disease in wildlife species, including immunosuppression in harbour seals feeding on fish from contaminated sites, altered immune function in riverine fish and decreased host resistance in birds exposed to pollutants. Laboratory tests have identified potential immunological… CONTINUE READING
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