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Title: Two fatal intoxication cases with imidacloprid: LC/MS analysis
Authors: Proença, Paula 
Teixeira, Helena 
Castanheira, Fernando 
Pinheiro, João 
Monsanto, Paula V. 
Marques, Estela P. 
Vieira, Duarte Nuno 
Keywords: Imidacloprid; Fatal intoxication
Issue Date: 2005
Citation: Forensic Science International. 153:1 (2005) 75-80
Abstract: Imidacloprid [1-(6-chloro-3pyridylmethyl)-N-nitroimidazolidin-2-ylideneamine] is a new and potent nitromethylene insecticide with high insecticidal activity at very low application rates. It is the first highly effective insecticide that, like nicotine, acts on the nervous system, causing blockage of postsynaptic nicotinergic acetylcholine receptors. Two fatal cases with this insecticide in two male individuals, of 33 and 66 years old, are presented.
Rights: openAccess
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