Blue-Green Algae, Iowa Department of Public Health - Division of Environmental Health, September 15, 2011

(2011) Blue-Green Algae, Iowa Department of Public Health - Division of Environmental Health, September 15, 2011. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), Division of Environmental Health, Health Assessment Program gives people information about harmful chemicals and organisms in their environment. Blue-green algae are microscopic organisms that are naturally present in lakes and streams. Some blue-green algae produce toxins that could pose a health risk to people and animals when they are exposed to them in large enough quantities. This fact sheet answers questions about blue-green algae.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: blue-green algae, Public Health, Environments, Algae
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
ID Code: 22074
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 12 May 2016 14:42
Last Modified: 12 May 2016 14:42
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/22074