Subacute neurotoxicity following long-term exposure to carbaryl.

@article{Branch1986SubacuteNF,
  title={Subacute neurotoxicity following long-term exposure to carbaryl.},
  author={Robert A. Branch and E. Jacqz},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={80 4},
  pages={741-5}
}
Carbaryl, a widely used insecticide, is reputed to have a wide safety margin. It can induce acute cholinesterase poisoning, which is rapidly reversible on discontinuation of exposure. Long-term sequelae from long-term exposure have not previously been described in humans. This report describes the experience of a 75-year-old man who had long-term excessive… CONTINUE READING