Intentional poisoning cases of animals with anticholinesterase pesticide-carbofuran in Sri Lanka.

@article{Tennakoon2009IntentionalPC,
  title={Intentional poisoning cases of animals with anticholinesterase pesticide-carbofuran in Sri Lanka.},
  author={Sakunthala Tennakoon and Bandumala Perera and Lathika Haturusinghe},
  journal={Legal medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S500-2
        }
}
Carbofuran is a broad spectrum insecticide and nematicide which inhibits acetyl cholinesterase. Several intentional poisoning cases of animals and birds including crows, dogs, cow, and elephant, using carbofuran were reported in Sri Lanka. Qualitative analysis of carbofuran in biological specimens was carried out using T.L.C and GC-MS. The quantitative analysis was carried out by HPLC using Zorbax Eclips XDB-C18 (150 x 4.6 mm I.D x 5 microm particle size) column with acetonitrile: water 25:75 v… CONTINUE READING
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