29. Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning in India

  1. Tetsuo Satoh3,4,5 and
  2. Ramesh C. Gupta6
  1. P. K. Gupta1,2

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch29

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

How to Cite

Gupta, P. K. (2011) Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning in India, 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.ch29

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Japan

  2. 4

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

  3. 5

    HAB Research Institute, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology, C-44, Rajendra Nagar, Bareilly, 243 122 (UP), India

  2. 2

    WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

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 India - epidemiological studies;
  • mass OP and CM poisoning - pesticide use and havoc in human health and lifeforms;
  • carbide pesticide plant disaster, and Bhopal gas tragedy in India - with no parallel in industrial history

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regulation and Use

  • Routes of Exposure

  • Incidence of Poisoning

  • Mass OP and CM Poisoning

  • Changing Trends of Intentional Poisonings

  • Carbide Pesticide Plant Disaster in Bhopal

  • Occupational Exposure of Workers

  • Genotoxic Effects in Farmers

  • Assessment of Human Exposure

  • Conclusions

  • References