Key Event Title
|Level of Biological Organization|
Key Event Components
Key Event Overview
AOPs Including This Key Event
|AOP Name||Role of event in AOP|
|AChE inhibition - acute mortality||KeyEvent|
|sodium channel inhibition 3||KeyEvent|
Key Event Description
Respiratory distress is characterized symptomatically through gasping and difficulty breathing.
How It Is Measured or Detected
This key event is generally detected through direct behavioral observation.
Domain of Applicability
This key event is thought to be applicable to terrestrial, air-breathing organisms. The relevance of this event to fish or other animals without lungs is questionable.