Study type: Medical/biological study (experimental study)

Effect of electric power network frequency magnetic field on embryonic development of Ascaris suum (Nematoda). med./bio.

Published in: Folia Biol (Krakow) 2005; 53 (1-2): 101-105

Aim of study (acc. to author)

To evaluate the effect of electric power frequency magnetic field (of a power supply network) on the embryonic development of the pig roundworm Ascaris suum.



Exposure Parameters
Exposure 1: 50 Hz
Exposure duration: continuous for 60 days

Exposure 1

Main characteristics
Frequency 50 Hz
Exposure duration continuous for 60 days
Exposure setup
Exposure source
Additional info The control cultures were in the range of the magnetic field.
Measurand Value Type Method Mass Remarks
magnetic flux density 2 mT unspecified unspecified - -

Exposed system:

Methods Endpoint/measurement parameters/methodology

Investigated system:
Time of investigation:
  • during exposure

Main outcome of study (acc. to author)

The data showed an accelerated rate of embryogenesis in the exposed eggs, higher rates of malformed embryos as well as much higher mortality rate of L2 larvae.

Study character:

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