Volume 54 Supplement 1

Environmental contaminants and animal health. Proceedings of the 26th Symposium of the Nordic Committee for Veterinary Scientific Cooperation (NKVet)

Meeting abstracts

Environmental contaminants and animal health. The 26th Symposium of the Nordic Committee for Veterinary Scientific Cooperation (NKVet). Go to conference site.

Helsinki, Finland

6-7 October 2011

  1. Meeting abstract

    Contamination of livestock due to the operation of a small waste incinerator: a case incident in Skutulsfjörður, Iceland, in 2010

    In 2010 contamination by dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs was detected in milk and meat in the valley Engidalur situated at the bottom of a fjord (Skutulsfjörður) in North West Iceland. The valley is narrow and su...

    Thorhallur I Halldorsson, Guðjón Atli Auðunsson, Rannveig Guicharnaud, Ólafur R Dýrmundsson, Sigurður Örn Hansson and Kjartan Hreinsson

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2012 54(Suppl 1):S4

    Published on: 24 February 2012

  2. Meeting abstract

    Wild mink (Neovison vison) as sentinels in environmental monitoring

    For monitoring of endocrine disruptors and other contaminants in terms of exposure levels and possible effects on the reproductive system, suitable sentinel species have to be used. The wild mink is putatively...

    Sara Persson, Björn Brunström, Britt-Marie Bäcklin, Hans Kindahl and Ulf Magnusson

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2012 54(Suppl 1):S9

    Published on: 24 February 2012

  3. Meeting abstract

    Persistent organic pollutants in Finnish reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus L.) and moose (Alces alces)

    The aim of this study was to determine 17 Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxin and Dibenzofuran (PCDD/F) and 12 Dioxin-like Polychlorinated Biphenyl (DL-PCB) concentrations in the tissues of Finnish terrestrial herbi...

    Anniina Suutari, Anja Hallikainen, Päivi Ruokojärvi, Hannu Kiviranta, Mauri Nieminen and Sauli Laaksonen

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2012 54(Suppl 1):S11

    Published on: 24 February 2012

  4. Meeting abstract

    Two decades of biomonitoring polar bear health in Greenland: a review

    We present an overview of studies of anthropogenic pollutants in East Greenland polar bears over the period of 1999-2011. East Greenland polar bears are among the most polluted species, not just in the Arctic ...

    Christian Sonne, Robert J Letcher, Thea Ø Bechshøft, Frank F Rigét, Derek C G Muir, Pall S Leifsson, Erik W Born, Lars Hyldstrup, Niladri Basu, Maja Kirkegaard and Rune Dietz

    Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica 2012 54(Suppl 1):S15

    Published on: 24 February 2012

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