How is organophosphate (OP) toxicity used in chemical warfare?

Updated: Dec 31, 2020
  • Author: Kenneth D Katz, MD, FAAEM, ABMT; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Nerve agents have also been used in battle, notably in Iraq in the 1980s. Sarin, delivered by rockets, was used in the chemical warfare attack in Damascus, Syria in 2013. [3] Additionally, chemical weapons still pose a very real concern in this age of terrorist activity.

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