University College London 2006 v’s UK Aviation Minister 2015 – Number of people affected by Fume Events

        Given the low reporting rate of 3.66%, this could indicate that up to 1,967 flights in the UK may have experienced contaminated air events during 2004. If a modest passenger number of 100 per flight is assumed, over 196,000 passengers could potentially present to general physicians with symptoms of acute toxicity.…

CDC – TOXIC SYNDROME DESCRIPTION Nerve Agent and Organophosphate Pesticide Poisoning

The purpose of this document is to enable health care workers and public health officials to recognize an unknown or suspected exposure to a nerve agent or an organophosphate (OP) pesticide. Nerve agents are chemical warfare agents that have the same mechanism of action as OP organophosphate pesticides insecticides. They are potent inhibitors of acetylcholinesterase…

Mania following organophosphate poisoning


Organophosphate poisoning is the most common poisoning in developing countries. Although the acute muscarinic and nicotinic side-effects of organophosphate poisoning are well known and easily recognized, but neuropsychiatric changes are rarely reported. We are reporting a case of a 33-year-old female who developed manic episode following acute organophosphate poisoning.

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