28. Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning in Greece

  1. Tetsuo Satoh2,3,4 and
  2. Ramesh C. Gupta5
  1. M. Stefanidou,
  2. S. Athanaselis,
  3. C. Spiliopoulou and
  4. C. Maravelias

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch28

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

How to Cite

Stefanidou, M., Athanaselis, S., Spiliopoulou, C. and Maravelias, C. (2011) Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning in Greece, 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.ch28

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. Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, University of Athens, School of Medicine, 75, Mikras Asias str., Athens 115.27, Greece

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 Greece - epidemiological studies;
  • anticholinesterase pesticides - chemical insecticides in use today, and neurotoxicants;
  • deliberate self poisoning with pesticides - risk factor for poisoning deaths in Greece

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anticholinesterase Pesticides

  • Epidemiological Studies

  • Epidemiological Studies in Greece

  • Conclusions

  • References