Publisher description for Principles of toxicology testing / Frank A. Barile.

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Providing comprehensive coverage of methods and important issues in toxicology testing, this book begins with an introduction to the fundamental basics of toxicology, including principles of toxicokinetics, adsorption, distribution, metabolism, and the elimination of xenobiotics. It presents a detailed discussion of toxicity testing in animals and addresses contemporary issues such as high throughput screening, risk analysis, standardization, and validation. With drawings, figures, tables, and charts to facilitate understanding, this text also features a unique chapter on the interpretation of the significance of toxicity testing results with an examination of the ultimate purpose of testing.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Toxicity testing.
Toxicity Tests -- methods.
Toxicology -- methods.
Pharmacology, Clinical -- methods.
Toxicity Tests -- standards.