41. Harmful Algal Blooms including Cyanobacterial Toxicosis

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén2,3,
  2. J. Paul Duff4 and
  3. Anna Meredith5
  1. Kjell Handeland DVM, PhD1 and
  2. Dolores Gavier-Widén2,3

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch41

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Handeland, K. and Gavier-Widén, D. (2012) Harmful Algal Blooms including Cyanobacterial Toxicosis, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch41

Editor Information

  1. 2

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 3

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 4

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 5

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Animal Health, Section of Wildlife Diseases, National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway

  2. 2

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 3

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442

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Keywords:

  • harmful algal blooms, and cyanobacterial toxicosis;
  • aquatic microalgal species, and harmful toxic blooms;
  • cyanobacteria, in fresh/brackish/marine water ecosystems;
  • cyanobacteria (Class Cyanophyceae), prokaryotic, photosynthetic;
  • cyano-intoxication, cyanobacterial blooms in livestock/and dogs;
  • cyanobacterial toxins, following algal cell destruction;
  • intoxication, benthic aggregations of cyanobacteria;
  • clinical signs of cyanotoxicosis, hepatotoxic/neurotoxic;
  • anthropogenic input of nutrients into waters, on rate of blooming;
  • toxic cyanobacteria, and environmental/human health hazards

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