Other Measures Of Toxic Effect

Bioassay results are used to compute a variety of parameters related to the toxicity of an agent. Table 19.6 summarizes some of the more common ones, along with acronyms used

Time (hrs)

Figure 19.5 Hypothetical time-toxicity curve.

Time (hrs)

Figure 19.5 Hypothetical time-toxicity curve.

TABLE 19.6 Acronyms Describing Toxic Doses or Concentrations

LDx, LCx

Lethal dose (or concentration)

Dose or concentration resulting in mor-

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