Human Health and Toxicity

This category discusses the effects of HABS and cyanobacteria human health. Articles also cover recreational safety related to fishing, boating and swimming. A link to Ohio’s recreational alert system for lake water quality is available along with forms to report illness in humans or pets as a result of exposure to a HAB.

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Estimating microcystin levels at recreational sited in western Lake Erie

Journal Article

Harmful Algae

Blue-green algae/cyanobacteria HABs- fact sheet website

Journal Article

Ohio DNR

Animal safety alert

Ohio Department of Agriculture

Veterinarian reference card

Ohio Department of Agriculture

Ohio algae information for recreational waters

EPA

Nutrient and Policy Data: Health and ecological effects

EPA

Dogs and harmful algal blooms

New York Sea Grant

Dogs and harmful algal blooms

New York Sea Grant

HAB animal illness reprot form

Ohio Department of Public Health

Blue-green algae/cyanobacteria HABs physician reference

Ohio Department of Public Health

Human health effects from harmful algal blooms: A synthesis

Reports

International Joint Commission

HABs disease in animals

Ohio Department of Public Health

HABs Ohio’s campground operators and privately-owned lakes and ponds

Ohio Department of Public Health

Blue-green algae/cyanobacteria HABs

Ohio DNR

HAB human illness report form

Ohio Department of Public Health

Guidelines for safe recreational water environments

Reports

WHO

Toxins produced in cyanobacterial water blooms- toxicity and risks

Journal Article

Interdisciplinary toxicology

Toxins producd in cyanobacterial water blooms- toxicity and risks

Journal Article

Interdisciplinary toxicology

Guidelines for safe recreational water environments

Reports

WHO

Guidelines for safe recreational water environments: Vol 1 Coastal and Fresh waters: Chapter 8 algae and cyanobacteria in fresh water

World Health Organization (WHO)

Water related diseases and cyanobacterial toxins

World Health Organization (WHO)