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Barnett Rattner

Email: brattner@usgs.gov

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/contaminants/

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Areas of Study

Contaminant Exposure, Food Web Transfer and Potential Health Effects on Chesapeake Bay Waterbirds

Wildlife Toxicology of Legacy and Emerging Contaminants in India

Toxicity of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers and Other Flame Retardants to Wildlife

Contaminant-related Activities in Support of Client Agencies in the Department of the Interior

Toxicity of the Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Diclofenac

Contaminant Exposure and Effects – Terrestrial Vertebrates Database (Summary Findings for Trust Resources in U.S. Coastal Habitats

Hazard, Risk and Physiologically-based Pharmacokinetic Model for Anticoagulant Rodenticides in Kestrels and Owls

Publications

2014

Beyer, W. N., Y. Chen, P. Henry, T. May, D. Mosby, B. A. Rattner, V. I. Shearn-Bochsler, D. Sprague, and J. Weber. 2014. Toxicity of Pb-contaminated soil to Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) and the use of the blood–dietary Pb slope in risk assessment. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 10(1):22-29. Abstract

Rattner, B., R. S. Lazarus, J. E. Elliott, R. F. Shore, and N. W. Van Den Brink. 2014. Adverse Outcome Pathway and Risks of Anticoagulant Rodenticides to Predatory Wildlife. Environmental Science and Technology Online Early June 26 Abstract

Rattner, B. A., C. E. Horak, R. S. Lazarus, D. A. Goldade, and J. J. Johnston. 2014. Toxicokinetics and coagulopathy threshold of the rodenticide diphacinone in eastern screech-owls (Megascops asio). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 33(1):74-81. Abstract

2013

Beyer, W. N., J. C. Franson, J. B. French, T. May, B. A. Rattner, V. I. Shearn-Bochsler, S. E. Warner, J. Weber, and D. Mosby. 2013. Toxic exposure of songbirds to lead in the southeast Missouri lead mining district. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 65 (3):598-610. Abstract

Rattner, B. A. 2013. On the 50th anniversary of Silent Spring. Outlooks on Pest Management 24(2):79-80. Abstract

Rattner, B. A., C. E. Horak, R. S. Lazarus, D. A. Goldade, and J. J. Johnston. 2013. Toxicokinetics and coagulopathy threshold of the rodenticide diphacinone in eastern screech-owls (Megascops asio). Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 33(1):74-81. Abstract

Rattner, B. A., R. S. Lazarus, G. H. Heinz, N. K. Karouna-Renier, S. L. Schultz, and R. C. Hale. 2013. Comparative embryotoxicity of a pentabrominated diphenyl ether mixture to common terns (Sterna hirundo) and American kestrels (Falco sparverius). Chemosphere 93(2):441-447. Abstract

2012

Franson, J. C., L. L. Lahner, C. U. Meteyer, and B. A. Rattner. 2012. Copper pellets simulating oral exposure to copper ammunition: Absence of toxicity in American kestrels (Falco sparverius). Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 62(1):145-153. Abstract

Grim, K. C., A. Fairbrother, and B. A. Rattner. 2012. Wildlife toxicology: environmental contaminants and their national and international regulation. Pages 359-373 in A. Alonso Aguirre, Richard S. Ostfeld, and Peter Daszak, editors. New Directions in Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health. Oxford University Press, New York. xxvi, 639 pp. Abstract

Rattner, B. A., K. E. Horak, R. S. Lazarus, K. M. Eisenreich, C. U. Meteyer, S. F. Volker, C. M. Campton , J. D. Eisemann, and J. J. Johnston. 2012. Assessment of toxicity and potential risk of the anticoagulant rodenticide diphacinone using Eastern screech-owls (Megascops asio) . Ecotoxicology 21(3):832-846. Abstract

Rattner, B. A., R. S. Lazarus, K. M. Eisenreich, K. E. Horak, S. F. Volker, C. M. Campton, J. D. Eisemann, C. U. Meteyer, and J. J. Johnston. 2012. Comparative risk assessment of the first-generation anticoagulant rodenticide diphacinone to raptors. Pages 124-130 in R. M. Timm, editor. Proceedings of the 25th Vertebrate Pest Conference. University of California, Davis. Abstract

Vyas, N. B. and B. A. Rattner. 2012. Critique on the use of the standardized avian acute oral toxicity test for first generation anticoagulant rodenticides. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 18(5):1069-1077. Abstract

2011

Rattner, B. A., K. E. Horak, S. E. Warner, D. D. Day, C. U. Meteyer, S. F. Volker, J. D. Eisemann, and J. J. Johnston. 2011. Acute toxicity, histopathology, and coagulopathy in American kestrels (Falco sparverius) following administration of the rodenticide diphacinone. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 30(5):1213-1222. Abstract

Rattner, B. A., A. M. Scheuhammer, and J. E. Elliott. 2011. History of wildlife toxicology and the interpretation of contaminant concentrations in tissues. Pages 9-44 in W. Nelson Beyer and James P. Meador, editors. Environmental contaminants in biota : interpreting tissue concentrations. 2nd edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. xv, 751 pp. Abstract

2010

McKernan, M. A., B. A. Rattner, J. S. Hatfield, R. C. Hale, and M. A. Ottinger. 2010. Absorption and biotransformation of polybrominated diphenyl ethers DE-71 and DE-79 in chicken (Gallus gallus), mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), American kestrel (Falco sparverius) and black-crowned night-heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) eggs. Chemosphere 79(1):100-109. Abstract

Sparling, D. W., B. A. Rattner, and J. S. Barclay. 2010. The toll of toxics: Investigating environmental contaminants. Wildlife Professional 4(2):24-30. Abstract

Rattner, B. A., K. E. Horak, S. E. Warner, D. D. Day, and J. J. Johnston. 2010. Comparative toxicity of diphacinone to northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) and American kestrels (Falco sparverius). Pages 146-152 in R. M. Timm and K. A. Fagerstone, editors. Proceedings 24th Vertebrate Pest Conference. University of California, Davis, California. 402 pp. Abstract

Rattner, B. A., K. E. Horak, S. E. Warner, and J. J. Johnston. 2010. Acute toxicity of diphacinone in Northern bobwhite: Effects on survival and blood clotting. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 73(5):1159-1164. Abstract

2009

McKernan, M. A., B. A. Rattner, R. C. Hale, and M. A. Ottinger. 2009. Toxicity of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (de-71) in chicken (Gallus gallus), mallard (Anas platyrhynchos), and American kestrel (Falco sparverius) embryos and hatchlings. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 28(5):1007-1017. Abstract

Rattner, B. A. 2009. History of wildlife toxicology. Ecotoxicology 18(7):773-783. Abstract

Rattner, B. A., J. C. Franson, S. R. Sheffield, C. I. Goddard, N. J. Leonard, D. Stang, and P. J. Wingate. 2009. Technical review of the sources and implications of lead ammunition and fishing tackle on natural resources. Pages 68-70 in Richard T. Watson, Mark Fuller, Mark Pokras, and Grainger Hunt, editors. Ingestion of Lead from Spent Ammunition: Implications for Wildlife and Humans. Peregrine Fund, Boise Idaho. 383 pp. Abstract , PDF

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