31. Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning in Israel

  1. Tetsuo Satoh4,5,6 and
  2. Ramesh C. Gupta7
  1. Yoram Finkelstein1,
  2. Elihu D. Richiter2 and
  3. Michael Aschner3

Published Online: 28 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470640500.ch31

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

Anticholinesterase Pesticides: Metabolism, Neurotoxicity, and Epidemiology

How to Cite

Finkelstein, Y., Richiter, E. D. and Aschner, M. (2011) Epidemiological Studies of Anticholinesterase Pesticide Poisoning in Israel, 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.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Japan

  2. 5

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

  3. 6

    HAB Research Institute, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan

  4. 7

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Service and Unit of Neurology and Toxicology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

  2. 2

    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

  3. 3

    Departments of Pediatrics and Pharmacology, and the Kennedy Center for Research on Human Development, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA

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 Israel - epidemiological studies;
  • low level exposure to OPs - and their long-term neurobehavioral effects;
  • risk exposure determined - the best predictors of exposure, being use

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Historical Perspective on Pesticide Use in Israel

  • Studies on Neurotoxic Effects of Low Level, Long-Term Exposure in Israel

  • Studies on Low Level Exposure to OPs and the Short-Term Neurobehavioral Effects

  • Studies on Exposures of Aerial Spray Workers and their Short-Term Effects

  • Delayed Long-Term Effects of a Single Event of Acute OP Poisoning on Cognitive Behavior in Children

  • Studies on Low Level Exposure to OPs and their Long-Term Neurobehavioral Effects

  • Studies on Low Level, Long-Term Exposure to OPs and Parkinson's Disease

  • Studies on Acute Exposure to OPs in Israel

  • Studies on Acute OP and CM Poisoning in Southern Israel

  • Current OP Studies in Israel

  • Understudied Issues

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References