ISSN 0975-3583

Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research

    A Retrospective Study of Organophosphorus Poisoning in Chengalpattu Region

    V. Murugesan, G. Manigandaraj, Jerry V Rensha, S. Jaya Priya
    JCDR. 2023: 4098-4101


    Organophosphates are chemicals in insecticide used extensively in agriculture. When people, such as agricultural workers, are exposed to large quantities of organophosphates, these chemicals can be harmful. When a person develops an illness as a result of organophosphate exposure, it is known as organophosphate poisoning. Organophosphorus pesticides are frequently used group in agriculture, forestry and public health and hence they are easily accessible. The study was therefore undertaken to evaluate in depth the various trends of acute organophosphorus poisoning cases and to evaluate the influencing factors and precipitating factors. This study which was made in Government Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu, for the year 2021, deciphers the various individual compounds belonging to Organophosphorus group in accordance with the chemical analysis done in Forensic Science laboratory of Medicolegal Institute Chengalpattu


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    Volume 14 Issue 1