General Information

Event name: BR-96-005
Country: BRAZIL
Nature of the harmful event:
High Phyto concentration , Freshwater
Event directly affected:
Toxicity detected: Yes (Approximate range: microcystins)
Associated syndrome: Cyanobacterial toxins effects
Unexplained toxicity:
Species implicated in toxin transmission (transvector):
Report the outcome of a monitoring programme: No
Event occurred before in this location:
Individuals to contact: Xiao, Man

Location & Date

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Location: Latitude: -9.666667, Longitude: -35.899722
General location information: Manguaba Lagoon,
HAB Area code(s): BR-27
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Causative organism known: No
Causative Species/Genus: Microcystis spp. ( cells/L)
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Chlorophyll concentration, if known: µg/l
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Event-related bibliography: Z. Porfirio, M. P. Ribeiro, C. S. Estevam, R. L. Houly, A. E. G. Sant'Ana, Hepatosplenomegaly caused by an extract of cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa bloom collected in the Manguaba Lagoon, Alagoas-Brazil. Revista de Microbiologia 30, 278285 (1999).

Environmental Conditions

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Toxin Assay Information

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Created at 10:07 on 6 Feb 2019
Updated at 08:16 on 14 Nov 2019