Determination of threshold adverse effect doses of percutaneous VX exposure in African green monkeys.

@article{Genovese2011DeterminationOT,
  title={Determination of threshold adverse effect doses of percutaneous VX exposure in African green monkeys.},
  author={Raymond F. Genovese and Bernard J. Benton and John L Oubre and Christopher E. Byers and E. Michael Jakubowski and Robert J. Mioduszewski and Timothy J Settle and Thomas J Steinbach},
  journal={Toxicology},
  year={2011},
  volume={279 1-3},
  pages={65-72}
}
Percutaneous exposure to the chemical warfare nerve agent VX was evaluated in African green monkeys (n=9). Doses of VX (7.5-100 μg/kg) were applied to the skin for 60 min and residual agent was quantified (before decontamination) to estimate the absorbed dose. Monkeys were evaluated for the presence or absence of clinical signs of toxicity and blood was… CONTINUE READING