Counting of the Tetrahymena cells with the Bürker chamber

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The toxic effect of chemical substances and environmental elements (soil, sediment, surface and underground water, waste water, etc) may be measured by monitoring the change of the number of animals (cells). The test method was developed by Gruiz and Leitgib (2006) and later on further developed by BME ABÉT’s Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology Group.