A case report of zinc phosphide poisoning: complicated by acute renal failure and tubulo interstitial nephritis

Abstract

Run Rat® is a rodenticide widely used against small mammals. It comprises of a minimum of 32% zinc phosphide which is highly toxic in acute exposures to humans. It may be consumed accidentally or intentionally. It enters the body via skin, respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts. Zinc phosphide is hydrolyzed by the gastric acid and is transformed into… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s40360-017-0144-7

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