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ISU Entomology / Pesticide Toxicology Laboratory / Safety of the entomopathogen Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis for mammals

Safety of the entomopathogen Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis for mammals

Authors: Siegel, J.P., Shadduck, J.A., Szabo, J.
Journal, Volume, Year: Journal of Economic Entomology, volume 80:717-723, 1987
Summary

Toxicity and infectivity of Bt israelensis de Barjac to mice, rats, and rabbits was determined. Bt israelensis was not a virulent, invasive mammalian pathogen and was determined to be safe to use in the environment.

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