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What does L/D stand for?

L/D stands for Lethal Dose

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Prosecutors say he acted with "gross negligence" and gave Jackson a lethal dose of the sedative, which caused his death in June 2009 aged 50.
Experts were surprised to find that patients' immune response to a new flu could boost the search for a universal vaccine against a series of strains that have existed for decades, said the study in the Journal of Experimental Medicine examined nine patients who fell ill last year, and found antibodies that when tested in mice could protect against a lethal dose of at least three other strains of flu, including bird flu.
In this assay, mice that receive an intraperitoneal injection containing a sample with more than a minimum lethal dose show symptoms of botulinum intoxication and die.
The objectives of this study were to determine the lethal dose range for NaCl in a representative passerine species (house sparrow [Passer domesticus]); to determine the clinical, physiologic, and pathologic effects of sublethal and lethal oral NaCl exposure; and to assess the potential for recovery after exposure to granular salt or highly concentrated salt solutions.