Some articles on tests:
... Acute tests are short-term exposure tests (hours or days) and generally use lethality as an endpoint ... These tests are generally conducted on organisms during a specific time period of the organism’s life cycle, and are considered partial life cycle tests ... Acute tests are not valid if mortality in the control sample is greater than 10% ...
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