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From: Occupational and environmental hazard assessments for the isolation, purification and toxicity testing of cyanobacterial toxins

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Field collection of bloom material for cyanotoxin extraction. Unobtrusive and common-sense personal protective equipment - waterproof boots and gloves in this case - may be used to harvest bloom biomass. Workers undertaking such activities should be familiar with the risks of accidental immersion, however, and care must be taken to ensure a secure footing. Photo by author WAW.

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