Acute pesticide morbidity and mortality: California.

  title={Acute pesticide morbidity and mortality: California.},
  author={L N Mehler and Michael A O'Malley and Robert I. Krieger},
  journal={Reviews of environmental contamination and toxicology},
The California Pesticide Illness Surveillance Program collects, investigates, abstracts, and records reports received from physicians. A minority of the reports are received through the county health officers who are notified by physicians under a state requirement for reporting pesticide-caused conditions. Most of the cases are identified by review of workers' compensation records. All the cases identified are investigated by the agricultural commissioners of the counties where exposure… CONTINUE READING