organophosphates


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organophosphates

Organophosphorus compounds, used as pesticides, which act as nerve poisons and can severely affect wildlife.
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KEY WORDS: Mortality, Organophosphates, Prognosis, Therapeutic plasma exchange.
Organophosphates (OP) may cause toxic effects that are classified in three stages; cholinergic syndrome, intermediate syndrome and organophosphate induced delayed neuropathy (OPIDN).
Organophosphates are the commonest class of pesticides, which have been implicated in cases of poisoning.
Neuropsychological effects of long-term exposure to organophosphates in sheep dip.
The MP secured a Westminster Hall debate to describe how Stephen Forward, from Undy, has battled illhealth in the years since he started dipping sheep in organophosphates (OP), a practice which was once compulsory.
In 1983 data from the American Association of Poison Control Centres indicated that the national incidence of insecticide exposures was 77, 000, of which 33,000 involved organophosphates [34].
Specific classes of pesticides studied were organophosphates, pyrethroids and carbamates.
Although limited research has assessed in utero exposures to pesticides, animal models (rats) of early exposure to organophosphates showed more severe neurodevelopmental effects for males than for females (Levin et al.
before bees are flying, there is a significant reduction in hazard to organophosphates such as malathion because the chemical begins to degrade almost immediately.
Organophosphates (OPs), potent inhibitors of acetylcholinesterase, are commonly used as pesticides throughout the world.
Disagreement among clinicians about whether this smell is distinguishable from the odour of organophosphates includes dismissal of the odour as 'just another chemical smell'.
Moreover, a group of pesticides known as organophosphates also poses a high risk for pregnant women.