27. Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning in Egypt

  1. Tetsuo Satoh2,3,4 and
  2. Ramesh C. Gupta5
  1. Sameeh A. Mansour

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch27

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

How to Cite

Mansour, S. A. (2011) Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning in Egypt, in Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology (eds T. Satoh and R. C. Gupta), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch27

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Japan

  2. 3

    Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

  3. 4

    HAB Research Institute, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan

  4. 5

    Toxicology Department, Breathitt Veterinary Center, Murray State University, Hopkinsville, KY, USA

Author Information

  1. Pesticides and Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Toxicology Research Unit (ETRU), Pesticide Chemistry Department, National Research Centre, Tahir Str., Dokki, Cairo, Egypt

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470410301

Online ISBN: 9780470640500

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Keywords:

  • anticholinesterase pesticide poisoning in Egypt - epidemiological studies;
  • pesticide residue occurrence - in environmental matrices;
  • pesticide hazard contributing factors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pesticide Epidemiology

  • An Overview of the Pesticide Market in Egypt

  • Problems Associated with Pesticide Use in Egypt

  • Occurrence of Pesticide Residues in Environmental Matrices

  • Factors Contributing to Pesticide Hazards

  • Conclusions and Recommendations

  • Acknowledgments

  • References