Examples of Acute toxicity
Here, Lee et al . show that knocking down p53 during total-body irradiation not only reduces acute toxicity, but prevents the formation of radiation-induced lymphoma.
(Nature Communications, )
The pesticide that killed 23 Indian schoolchildren last week is a nerve poison banned by many countries because of what the World Health Organization (WHO) describes as its "high acute toxicity".
(Fox News - Health, )
A study shows that the legal requirements specified for water quality are not met in any of the five Swiss streams investigated; thresholds for acute toxicity to aquatic organisms were also exceeded.
(Science Daily - News, )