Acute hydrogen sulfide poisoning in a dairy farmer

  title={Acute hydrogen sulfide poisoning in a dairy farmer},
  author={Gregg G Gerasimon and Steven Bennett and J. Musser and J. Rinard},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  pages={420 - 423}
Introduction. Hydrogen sulfide is a lipid-soluble gas produced in occupational settings and from decaying organic matter. We present a 36-year-old man who developed acute respiratory arrest from hydrogen sulfide poisoning while performing work as a dairy farmer. Case report. The subject entered a poorly ventilated tank containing degrading eggs and, within seconds, collapsed. Coworkers were able to extract him within minutes but he was apneic. He was intubated by emergency medical services and… Expand
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