Microtox solid phase test: Effect of diluent used in toxicity test.

  title={Microtox solid phase test: Effect of diluent used in toxicity test.},
  author={Annamaria Volpi Ghirardini and Marco Girardini and Davide Marchetto and Claudio Pantani},
  journal={Ecotoxicology and environmental safety},
  volume={72 3},
Microtox solid phase test is an acute toxicity test for solid matrices based on inhibition of natural bioluminescence of the marine bacterium Vibrio fischeri. Protocols developed to overcome the effects of confounding factors are proposed in the literature that differs by important practical and methodological issues. This work focused on diluents used for sediment resuspension and dilution. Two artificial seawaters, one natural seawater and two phosphate buffer solutions, were compared. The… CONTINUE READING

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