A case of fatal intoxication with ammonium sulfate and a toxicological study using rabbits.

@article{Sato1999ACO,
  title={A case of fatal intoxication with ammonium sulfate and a toxicological study using rabbits.},
  author={Asaka Sato and Kunio Gonmori and Naofumi Yoshioka},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={1999},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={141-9}
}
Agricultural fertilizers such as ammonium sulfate are widely used in house gardens as well as in agriculture, but few case reports or toxicological studies of ingested fertilizers have been reported. This paper investigates a fatal case of ammonium sulfate poisoning and demonstrates its clinical and biochemical findings in rabbits. An 85-year-old woman was found dead lying on the ground outside her house in the middle of March, but the autopsy could not determine the cause of her death… CONTINUE READING