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Main Title Insecticide Toxicology: Manifestations of Cottonfield Insecticides in the Mississippi Delta.
Author Fowler., Richard E. L. ;
CORP Author Communicable Disease Center, Atlanta, Ga.
Year Published 1953
Stock Number PB-279 751
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Industrial medicine ; Toxicology ; Insecticides ; Health surveys ; Diseases ; Mortality ; Medical records ; Mississippi ; Epidemiology ; Etiology ; Toxic diseases ; Schools ; Morbidity ; Children ; Reprints ; Toxic substances ; Occupational safety and health ; Admission(Health care facilities)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-279 751 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 5p
Abstract A survey of school attendance and mortality records, hospital admissions, and illness anmong plantation groups was undertaken to determine the possible toxic hazard from the use of modern insecticides in the Mississippi Delta. In all studies reported no evidence could be found that pesticides were the direct or indirect cause of any chronic disease or a contributing cause in diseases generally recognized as having other etiologies. A definite problem exists in relation to widespread use of toxic compounds by inadequately trained and sometimes careless people.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Agricultural and Food Chemistry, v1 n6 p469-473, 10 Jun 53.
Availability Notes Included in the report, Journal Articles on Toxicology. Group 8, PB-279 739.
Title Annotations Reprint: Insecticide Toxicology: Manifestations of Cottonfield Insecticides in the Mississippi Delta,
PUB Date Free Form 3 Jun 53
Category Codes 6T; 6E; 57Y; 57U
NTIS Prices (Order as OB-279 739, MF A01)
Primary Description 500/01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323739175
Origin NTIS
Type CAT