International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064


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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015


Aluminium Phosphide Poisoning: A Case Series in South India

Dr. Narendra S. S. | Dr. Karthik Reddy C. H.


Abstract: Aluminium phosphide (AlP) poisoning is a life threatening emergency. AlP is a cheap, highly toxic fumigant pesticide used for grain preservation from rodents and bugs. In this study, demographic characteristics, clinical profiles and outcomes of a series of patients presented with AlP poisoning in a tertiary care centre is described. During the study period, 8 out of 11patients were male and 3 were female were admitted with AlP poisoning. Most of the patients were young with a age of


Keywords: Aluminium phosphide, phosphine gas, poisoning, refractory shock, supportive therapy


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015,


Pages: 30 - 32


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