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Water Pollutants as Sentinel Exposure

This table summarizes studies curated in the Canary Database about the overall quality of published evidence supporting sentinels of human health hazards with respect to the exposure Water Pollutants.

Empty cells indicate a lack of evidence in the data the Canary Database comprises.

Species Greater susceptibility Shorter latency Greater exposure risk Early warning
Birds
Brook trout      
Cats
Chickens      
Chiroptera      
Coccyzus minor      
Dogs
Gerridae      
Myotis, NOS      
Rodentia
Ruddy quail-dove      
Saurothera longirostris      
Turdus plumbeus      
zebra mussel      

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/ - Experimental or cohort studies

/ - Case control, cross sectional, or aggregate studies

/ - Case report or expert opinion
Greater susceptibility
Species more susceptible than humans
Shorter latency
Species affected by exposure more rapidly than humans
Greater exposure risk
Species at increased risk of exposure compared with humans
Early warning
Species provided early warning of human health hazards

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