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Clinical effects of low-level exposures to chemical warfare agents in mice and chickens.
Wilson-BW; Henderson-JD; Spencer-PS
Drug Chem Toxicol 1998 21(Suppl 1):183-190
Concerns that chemical warfare (CW) agents themselves or in combination with other chemicals may cause long-term damage to nerve and muscle are reviewed and discussed. Experiments on mice and hens underway with agent GA and pyridostigmine bromide (PB) and their effects (either separately or together) are presented.
Farmers; Chemical-warfare-agents; Animals; Exposure-assessment; Exposure-levels; Exposure-limits; Nerve-damage; Muscles; Muscular-disorders; Musculoskeletal-system-disorders; Pesticides; Organo-phosphorus-pesticides; Chemical-warfare-agents; Laboratory-animals; Animals; Animal-studies
BW Wilson, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, USA
Drug and Chemical Toxicology
University of California - Davis
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