Toxic Christmas and New Year Holiday Plants...or Are They

@article{Krenzelok2015ToxicCA,
  title={Toxic Christmas and New Year Holiday Plants...or Are They},
  author={E. Krenzelok and R. Mrvos},
  journal={Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology},
  year={2015},
  volume={4},
  pages={64-67}
}
  • E. Krenzelok, R. Mrvos
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Medical Toxicology
  • Background: Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima), holly (Ilex opaca) and mistletoe (Phoradendron flavescens) adorn homes during the Christmas and New Year holiday season and create the potential for curious children to sample their colorful leaves and enticing berries. This study was aimed to review the American Association of Poison Control Centers National Poison Data System (AAPCC NPDS) to describe the epidemiologic profile of ingestion of these plants and to determine whether there was… CONTINUE READING
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