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Toxicity of maduramicin.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16299200     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report documents the first presentation of seven human cases of poisoning with a compound used in poultry feed. The clinical presentation was a toxic polyneuropathy with rhabdomyolysis and acute renal failure. We describe the protracted clinical course of one of these victims along with a tabulated description of the clinical course and relevant laboratory investigations of the others.
N Sharma; A Bhalla; S Varma; S Jain; S Singh
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine journal : EMJ     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1472-0213     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Med J     Publication Date:  2005 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-11-21     Completed Date:  2006-03-10     Revised Date:  2009-02-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963089     Medline TA:  Emerg Med J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  880-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh - 160012, India.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Feed
Anti-Bacterial Agents / poisoning*
Fatal Outcome
Kidney Failure, Acute / chemically induced
Lactones / poisoning
Polyneuropathies / chemically induced
Rhabdomyolysis / chemically induced
Species Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Lactones; 61991-54-6/maduramycin

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