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Toxic Effect of a Synthetic Pyrethroid Insecticide (Cypermethrin) on Blood Cells of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss, Walbaum)

Author(s): M. Nuri ´┐Żakmak | Asiye Girgin

Journal: Journal of Biological Sciences
ISSN 1727-3048

Volume: 3;
Issue: 8;
Start page: 694;
Date: 2003;
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Keywords: Cypermethrin | rainbow trout | haematological parameters

In this study, haematological parameters of rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss were examined to determine if cypermethrin influenced the measurements. The results indicated that the haematological changes were more evident in fish exposed to cypermethrin. Levels of haematocrit, haemoglobin, leukocyte, red blood cells and MCHC decreased with increasing cypermethrin concentrations (p
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