Today's Daily Dose: Paraquat poisoning

Today's Daily Dose: Paraquat poisoning

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Oct 21, 2010
By dvm360.com staff
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“Treatment must be instituted within hours of exposure to be effective. The initial treatment priorities for paraquat poisoning are administering an adsorbent to neutralize ingested paraquat and removing the poison by emesis or gastric lavage.”

—R.B. Cope, BSc, BVSc, PhD

From Toxicology Brief: Helping animals exposed to the herbicide paraquat