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Selenium toxicosis in wild aquatic birds

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Selenium toxicosis in wild aquatic birds; 1988; Article; Journal; Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health; Ohlendorf, H. M.; Kilness, A. W.; Simmons, J. L.; Stroud, R. K.; Hoffman, D. J.; Moore, J. F.

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Severe gross and microscopic lesions and other changes were found in adult aquatic birds and in embryos from Kesterson Reservoir (a portion of Kesterson National Wildlife Refuge), Merced County, Calif., during 1984. Adult birds from that area were emaciated, had subacute to extensive chronic hepatic lesions, and had excess fluid and fibrin in the peritoneal cavity. Biochemical changes in their livers included elevated glycogen and non-protein-bound sulfhydryl concentrations and glutathione peroxidase activity but lowered protein, total sulfhydryl, and protein-bound sulfhydryl concentrations. Congenital malformations observed grossly in embryos were often multiple and included anophthalmia, microphthalmia, abnormal beaks, amelia, micromelia, [...]

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