Toxicology of the newer neonicotinoid insecticides: Imidacloprid poisoning in a human

Deepu David, Ige Abraham George, John Victor Peter

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Abstract

Imidacloprid, a potent neonicotinoid insecticide, is currently one of the best selling insecticides. We report a patient with clinical toxicity due to the ingestion of imidacloprid in a deliberate suicide attempt. The structure and mode of action of imidacloprid are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)485-486
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Toxicology
Volume45
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Neonicotinoids
  • Pesticide
  • Poisoning

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