Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor insecticides related acute poisoning, availability and sales: trends during the post-insecticide-ban period of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

Abstract Background Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor insecticides (AChEIIs) were used extensively in the agrarian region of Anuradhapura for the past few decades. As a result, the region faced a heightened risk of toxicity. Carbaryl, carbofuran, chlorpyrifos, dimethoate, and fenthion were the five haz...

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Main Authors: Devarajan Rathish, Suneth Agampodi, Channa Jayasumana
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: BMC 2018-06-01
Series:Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine
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Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12199-018-0716-1