Barnett A Rattner
Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
Rattner B, Horak K, Lazarus R, Schultz S, Knowles S, Abbo B, et al
. Toxicity reference values for chlorophacinone and their application for assessing anticoagulant rodenticide risk to raptors. Ecotoxicology. 2015;24:720-34 pubmed publisher
Lazarus R, Rattner B, McGowan P, Hale R, Schultz S, Karouna Renier N, et al
. Decadal re-evaluation of contaminant exposure and productivity of ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) nesting in Chesapeake Bay Regions of Concern. Environ Pollut. 2015;205:278-90 pubmed publisher
..Our findings document continued recovery of the osprey population, declining levels of many persistent halogenated compounds, and modest evidence of genetic damage in nestlings from industrialized regions. ..
Rattner B, Lazarus R, Bean T, McGowan P, Callahan C, Erickson R, et al
. Examination of contaminant exposure and reproduction of ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) nesting in Delaware Bay and River in 2015. Sci Total Environ. 2018;639:596-607 pubmed publisher
..This trend is in part associated with mitigation of some anthropogenic contaminant threats. ..
Rattner B, Horak K, Lazarus R, Eisenreich K, Meteyer C, Volker S, et al
. Assessment of toxicity and potential risk of the anticoagulant rodenticide diphacinone using Eastern screech-owls (Megascops asio). Ecotoxicology. 2012;21:832-46 pubmed publisher
..These findings can assist natural resource managers in weighing the costs and benefits of anticoagulant rodenticide use in pest control and eradication programs. ..
Rattner B, Horak K, Warner S, Johnston J. Acute toxicity of diphacinone in Northern bobwhite: effects on survival and blood clotting. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2010;73:1159-64 pubmed publisher
..These clotting time assays and toxicity data will assist in the development of a pharmacodynamic model to predict toxicity, and also facilitate rodenticide hazard and risk assessments in avian species...
Bean T, Rattner B, Lazarus R, Day D, Burket S, Brooks B, et al
. Pharmaceuticals in water, fish and osprey nestlings in Delaware River and Bay. Environ Pollut. 2018;232:533-545 pubmed publisher
..g., uptake from landfills, dumps and wastewater treatment plants) and geographic locations (developing countries) where API contamination of the environment may represent greater risk. ..