Reentry Field Data and Conclusions

  • William Popendorf
Conference paper
Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 128)

Abstract

The history of agricultural harvesters being clinically poisoned from working in a field following a “recent” organophosphate (OP) insecticide application dates back to their earliest use circa 1950. Initially, the documentation was sporadic case reports (Abrams and Leonard 1950; Ingram 1951; Quinby and Lemmon 1958; Milby et al. 1964). Summaries began to be published beginning in 1974 (Milby et al. 1974; Spear et al. 1975; NIOSH 1976; Gunther et al. 1977; Popendorf and Leffingwell 1982; and Honeycutt et al. 1985).

Keywords

Cholinesterase Endosulfan Malathion Diazinon Oxon 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Popendorf
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  1. 1.Institute of Agricultural Medicine and Occupational HealthUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA

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