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ORGANOPHOSPHORUS POISONING

ORGANOPHOSPHORUS POISONING -OP compounds are widely used as pesticides, for eradication of vectors. Malathion,Fenthion,Methamidophos,Diazinon,Chlorpyrifos,Parathion are the common insecticides. CLINICAL PRESENTATION Acute cholinergic syndrome:- occur within minutes of exposure. Pungent garlic like odour in breath, vomit and clothing; Muscarinic effects -miosis , bronchorrhoea, bronchospasm, salivation ...Read More

Waterborne Diseases

Waterborne diseases Cause of Waterborne Disease Waterborne diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms which are directly transmitted when contaminated drinking water is consumed. Contaminated drinking water, used in the preparation of food, can be the source of foodborne disease through consumption of the same ...Read More