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    Abstract - Issue Jan 2007, 28 (1)                                     Back


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Changes of hematological parameters in Prochilodus lineatus (Pisces, Prochilodontidae) exposedto sublethal concentration of cypermethrin

 

M.J. Parma*1,A. Loteste1, M. Campana1 and C. Bacchetta2

1Instituto Nacional de LimnologŪa (INALI-CONICET-UNL), Josť MaciŠ 1933, (3016) Santo Tomť, Santa Fe, Argentina

2Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Ciudad Universitaria, (3000) Santa Fe, Argentina

(Received: 4 May, 2005 ; Revised received: November 29, 2005; Accepted: 26 December, 2005)

Abstract: Freshwater fish Prochilodus lineatus were exposed to sublethal concentrations of cypermethrin (0.3 and 0.6 Ķg/l) for 2, 5 and 8 days. It was observed that withthe increase of exposure time total erythrocyte (RBC), hemoglobin (Hb), hematocrit (Ht) and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) values decreased but mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) values increased. These reports indicate that hematological parameters, may be useful as a diagnostic test for cypermethrin exposure in aquatic organisms.

Key words: Prochilodus lineatus, Cypermethrin, Hematology, Toxicity

 

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