What is the incidence of organophosphate (OP) toxicity in the US?

Updated: Dec 31, 2020
  • Author: Kenneth D Katz, MD, FAAEM, ABMT; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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In 2019, the American Association of Poison Control Centers reported 1644 single exposures to organophosphate insecticides alone, with 24 major outcomes and one death. In addition, 376 single exposures to organophosphate insecticides in combination with carbamate or non-carbarbamate insecticides were reported, with one major outcomes and no deaths. [6]


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