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Document ID (ISN)41587
CIS number 84-518
ISSN - Serial title 0098-4108 - Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Whorton M.D., Obrinsky D.L.
Title Persistence of symptoms after mild to moderate acute organophosphate poisoning among 19 farm field workers
Bibliographic information Mar. 1983, Vol.11, No.3, p.347-354. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Exposure to mevinphos and phosphamidon occurred when entry into a cauliflower field was permitted 4h after application. Mild to moderate illness resulted, 3 of the workers were children and one was a pregnant woman. 2-3 months were required for recovery from the main symptoms and return to normal acetylcholinesterase levels. Eye symptoms persisted in most patients 4 months after exposure. The pregnant woman gave birth to a full-term healthy boy.
Descriptors (primary) organophosphorus compounds; agriculture; toxicology; pesticides
Descriptors (secondary) visual function disorders; acetylcholinesterase; case study; late symptoms; mevinphos; short-term exposure; medical treatment; phosphamidon
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals