Amitraz poisoning: clinical and laboratory findings.

  title={Amitraz poisoning: clinical and laboratory findings.},
  author={Hasan Ağin and Şebnem Çalkavur and Hakan Uzun and Mustafa Bak},
  journal={Indian pediatrics},
  volume={41 5},
Amitraz is an insecticide/acaricide of formamidine pesticides used worldwide to control ectoparasites in animals. Amitraz poisoning is a rare disorder characterized by central nervous system (CNS) and respiratory depression, bradycardia, hypotension, hypothermia, hyperglycemia,nausea and vomiting. Poisoning may occur either by oral inhalation and dermal route. In this study, we present seven pediatric patients with amitraz poisoning. The initial symptoms were unconsciousness, dizziness and… CONTINUE READING


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