Acute neuropathology in soman poisoned rats.


Groups of rats received single subcutaneous injections of the highly toxic organophosphate compound, soman, in doses of 106, 133 or 165 micrograms/kg and were observed during the acute phase of intoxication. Survivors were killed at intervals up to fourteen days after exposure, and brain sections were examined by light microscopy. A consistent pattern of… (More)


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