Effects of acute and repeated oral exposure to the organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos on open-field activity in chicks.

@article{AlBadrany2007EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of acute and repeated oral exposure to the organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos on open-field activity in chicks.},
  author={Yasser M Al-Badrany and Fouad Kasim Mohammad},
  journal={Toxicology letters},
  year={2007},
  volume={174 1-3},
  pages={110-6}
}
The effects of the organophosphate insecticide chlorpyrifos on 5min open-field activity were examined in a 7-15 days old chick model. Chlorpyrifos was acutely administered taking into account cholinesterase inhibition and determination of the acute (24h) median lethal dose (LD50). The oral LD50 value of chlorpyrifos in chicks was 18.14mg/kg, with… CONTINUE READING