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Introduction - Hemoperfusion is an effective method for removing paraquat from the body. However, the need for special equipment and personnel to perform hemoperfusion limits its applicability in the emergency department. A portable, user-friendly extracorporeal life support system (Twin Pulse Life ...

Author(s)
Suh, G. J.; Lee, C. C.; Jo, I. J.; Shin, S. D.; Lee, J. C.; Min, B. G.; Singer, A. J.
Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, St. Louis, USA
Citation
American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2008, 26, 6, pp 641-648
Abstract

A retrospective study was carried out by reviewing all suspected cases of domestic animal poisoning attributed to pesticides, reported to the Milan Poison Control Centre (MPCC) between January 2011 and December 2013. During this period, pesticides were found to be responsible for 37.3% of all...

Author(s)
Caloni, F.; Cortinovis, C.; Rivolta, M.; Davanzo, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 539, pp 331-336
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Paraquat is a bipyridylium non-selective contact herbicide commonly used worldwide. When ingestion occurs by humans and animals either accidentally, intentionally or maliciously, paraquat selectively accumulates in the lungs resulting in the production of oxygen-free radicals, causing membrane...

Author(s)
Williams, J. H.; Whitehead, Z.; Wilpe, E. van
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2016, 87, 1, pp a1352
Abstract

Megadose of vitamin C (MVC) has been proposed for an emergent treatment of acute paraquat (PQ) poisoning. However, the safety issue of this treatment protocol has not been evaluated. Here, we present the first evidence that vitamin C can promote aggravated production of hydroxyl radical (OH.) via...

Author(s)
Chang, J. B.; Lin, C. C.; Chiou, J. F.; Mau, S. Y.; Liu, T. Z.; Chen, C. H.
Publisher
Informa Healthcare, London, UK
Citation
Free Radical Research, 2013, 47, 12, pp 991-1001
Abstract

Paraquat is one of the few broad-spectrum herbicides available in the US; however, it is extremely toxic to companion animals when ingested. Despite its restricted use status, poisoning of dogs and cats remains relatively common. This clinical report documents a series of chronologically and...

Author(s)
Cope, R. B.; Bildfell, R. J.; Valentine, B. A.; White, K. S.; Cooper, B. J.; Oncken, A.
Publisher
American Academy of Veterinary and Comparative Toxicology, Manhattan, USA
Citation
Veterinary and Human Toxicology, 2004, 46, 5, pp 258-264
Abstract

On the basis of clinical and pathological examinations, paraquat poisoning was diagnosed in 2 dogs in Japan that died after vomiting and respiratory insufficiency for several days [date not given]. Histological examination revealed haemorrhage and oedema in the alveoli, diffuse fibrosis of the...

Author(s)
Fukunaga, N.; Morita, T.; Sawada, M.; Nishida, K.; Shimada, A.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2004, 57, 12, pp 799-801
Abstract

We investigated a cluster of canine poisonings around the 4th of July weekend in 2003 in dogs that visited a local park. Medical records review and personal interviews were performed on 17 suspect cases; 14 dogs met the case definition criteria. The 13/14 dogs were allowed off-leash at some point...

Author(s)
Shuler, C. M.; DeBess, E. E.; Scott, M.; Stone, D.
Publisher
American Academy of Veterinary and Comparative Toxicology, Manhattan, USA
Citation
Veterinary and Human Toxicology, 2004, 46, 6, pp 313-314
Abstract

The 1999 congress of the French Society of Clinical Toxicology contains 61 papers. Topics covered are: pesticides registration in France; operator hazard assessment through the use of plant protection products; pesticides, human health risk assessment, some pitfalls to be avoided; historical...

Publisher
American Academy of Veterinary and Comparative Toxicology, Manhattan, USA
Citation
Veterinary and Human Toxicology, 2001, 43, 4, pp 237-248
Abstract

A 1.5 year old Dachshund and a 3-year-old German Shepherd dog consumed baits and water contaminated with paraquat at the same time. Three days later both dogs showed tachypnoea and anorexia. Clinical finding of the respiratory tract included rough rales above the lungs and dulled resonance within...

Author(s)
Sályi, G.; Király, P.; Glávits, R.
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 1994, 49, 6, pp 339-343
Abstract

In a case of malicious paraquat poisoning of 6 dogs, all dogs were from the same geographical area, and 5 had pulmonary and renal lesions consistent with paraquat toxicosis. Initial diagnosis was by a modified dithionite spot test on vomitus from one dog. Subsequent tissue paraquat levels ranged...

Author(s)
Bischoff, K.; Brizzee-Buxton, B.; Gatto, N.; Edwards, W. C.; Stair, E. L.; Logan, C.
Citation
Veterinary and Human Toxicology, 1998, 40, 3, pp 151-153

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