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Paraquat induced acute kidney injury and lung fibrosis: a case report from Bangladesh

Abstract:
Background: Since Bangladesh government issued a ban on the use of highly toxic WHO Class I pesticides, annual consumption of herbicides like Paraquat have been sharply increasing in the markets. Paraquat poisoning is an emerging public health threat and its high mortality rate is responsible for a signifcant number of deaths. Diagnostic limitations and unavailable sample at presentation have resulted in under-reporting and lack of awareness among the treating physicians, mak... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13104-018-3425-3

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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC Research Notes Journal website
Volume:
11
Pages:
344
Publication date:
2018-05-30
Acceptance date:
2018-05-10
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EISSN:
1756-0500
Pubs id:
pubs:858183
URN:
uri:b517262c-b55c-4c16-8d29-737fc6b52825
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uuid:b517262c-b55c-4c16-8d29-737fc6b52825
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pubs:858183

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