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Overheard medical student talking with pediatrician in the hall. What is pesticide overdose?
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
In brief: Pesticides
"a pesticide poisoning occurs when chemicals intended to control a pest affect humans, wildlife, or bees.
There are 3 types. The 1st of the 3 is a single, short-term very high-level of exposure which can be experienced by individuals who commit suicide , as well as pesticide formulators. Manufactures and handlers have chronic high-level exposure. Others are exposed by plants with residue on them.

In brief: Pesticides
"a pesticide poisoning occurs when chemicals intended to control a pest affect humans, wildlife, or bees.
There are 3 types. The 1st of the 3 is a single, short-term very high-level of exposure which can be experienced by individuals who commit suicide , as well as pesticide formulators. Manufactures and handlers have chronic high-level exposure. Others are exposed by plants with residue on them.
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