The threat posed by toxins from cyanobacteria to water supplies has increased world-wide during the past 30 years. Health problems attributed to the presence of such toxins in drinking water have been reported in a number of countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, England, South Africa and the USA.
Publisher - World Health Organization (WHO)
Subjects - Cyanobacteria; Toxicity
Citation: Sivonen K, Jones G. 1999 In: Chorus I, Bartram J, editors. Toxic Cyanobacteria in Water. A Guide to their Public Health Consequences, Monitoring and Management. Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England: World Health Organization. Cyanobacterial Toxins. http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/resourcesquality/toxicyanbact/en/