Amitraz poisoning, an emerging problem: epidemiology clinical features, management, and preventive strategies


Yilmaz H. L. , YILDIZDAS D.

ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, vol.88, no.2, pp.130-134, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 88 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1136/adc.88.2.130
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD
  • Page Numbers: pp.130-134

Abstract

Background: Amitraz is a pharmaceutical, veterinary, and agricultural product which is used worldwide under numerous generic names as an acaricide and insecticide. Because of its widespread use amitraz poisoning has come emerged as a cause of childhood poisoning during the past decade, particularly more in certain countries such as Turkey.