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Organophosphorus poisoning

 Organophosphorus poisoning is of common occurrence in agricultural countries since these insecticides are used for spraying of agricultural crops as well as for destruction of vermin’s and rodents. Often they are used for suicidal and homicidal purposes. Organophosphorus poisoning compounds and carbmates are a family that have structural similarities. They act by …

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Aluminium phosphide poisoning

Aluminium phosphide poisoning – During the last few years great attention of medical fraternity is focused on large scale poisoning by aluminum phosphide carrying with it high degree of mortality. Aluminium phosphide marketed in the form of Pellets pack of 3 gms (Quickphos, cellphos) is extensively used in India as …

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