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Organophosphate poisoning in a 12-day-old infant: case report.
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PMID:  21781424     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
A 12-day-old infant girl was admitted with increasing lethargy and respiratory distress. Initial treatment was for pneumonia but deterioration despite appropriate treatment prompted review of her diagnosis and consideration of organophosphate poisoning. There was a brisk response to atropine. To our knowledge, this is the youngest infant reported to have been exposed to poisoning by organophosphates.
D A O'Reilly; G T Heikens
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of tropical paediatrics     Volume:  31     ISSN:  1465-3281     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8210625     Medline TA:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Paediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi.
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