Pharmaceuticals in the environment: expected and unexpected effects on aquatic fauna

@article{Fabbri2015PharmaceuticalsIT,
  title={Pharmaceuticals in the environment: expected and unexpected effects on aquatic fauna},
  author={Elena Fabbri},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={1340}
}
  • E. Fabbri
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Biology
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
A growing database reports that human and veterinary pharmaceutical residues are present in aquatic and terrestrial environments worldwide. Evidence indicates that nontarget organisms may be chronically exposed to low (ng/L to μg/L range) concentrations of a variety of pharmaceuticals, but that even these concentrations may result in significant biological effects. Here are briefly summarized well‐documented examples demonstrating how pharmaceuticals behave differently from conventional… 
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