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Table 2 Temporal and spatial distribution of microcystins in farmed mussels in the sampling areas in Thermaikos gulf, analyzed by ELISA and LC-Orbitrap HRM

From: First report of detection of microcystins in farmed mediterranean mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis in Thermaikos gulf in Greece

Sampling area Spring Summer Autumn Winter
ELISA LC-MS ELISA LC-MS ELISA LC-MS ELISA LC-MS
Kavoura 7/60 2/60 4/60 1/60 2/60 Nd Nd Nd
Makrigialos 7/60 1/60 5/60 1/60 5/60 2/60 Nd Nd
Klidi 3/60 1/60 3/60 2/60 5/50 1/50 Nd Nd
Gallikos river estuaries 3/20 Nd Nd Nd 2/20 Nd Nd Nd
Axios river estuaries 4/20 3/20 Nd Nd 2/20 1/20 Nd Nd
Total 24/220 (10.9%) 7/220 (3.2%) 12/220 (5.5%) 4/220 (1.8%) 16/210 (7.6%) 4/210 (1.9%)   
  1. Nd not detected
  2. Numerators declare the number of the samples, where microcystins above 1 ng g−1 were detected
  3. Denominators declare the total number of the samples per area and season