Therapy of cytotoxic mushroom intoxication

@article{Vesconi1985TherapyOC,
  title={Therapy of cytotoxic mushroom intoxication},
  author={Sergio Vesconi and Martin Langer and Gaetano Iapichino and D. Costantino and Corrado Busi and Luigi Fiume},
  journal={Critical Care Medicine},
  year={1985},
  volume={13},
  pages={402–406}
}
Poisoning by cytotoxic mushrooms (Amanita phalloides and related species) is associated with severe morbidity and a high mortality rate. Due to the difficulty of performing controlled studies and to the poor knowledge of the pharmacodynamics of toxins in human poisoning, there is considerable debate about appropriate treatment, particularly the feasibility and the efficacy of detoxification.Because circulating amatoxins can be detected in the serum of poisoned patients as long as 30 h after… Expand
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