Fatal human poisonings in central Greece: 2000-2003

Helen Zagelidou, Roubini Leondari, Zoi Roupa, Evangelia Kotrotsiou, Despina Sapountzi-Krepia, Anastasia Kapetanaki, Vasilios Raftopoulos

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Poisonings in central Greece due to toxic substances are presented for 2000 through 2003. The data concern human deaths, due to poisonings, which were investigated by the Forensic Department of Larissa, in central Greece. This is the first attempt of collecting toxicological data for this specific area of Greece. The number of deaths per year, the sex and age of the deceased, the number of toxicological analyses required and the results are presented. The total number of yearly poisonings did not vary significantly. There was also an increase of deaths due to medical compounds, with stable number of pesticide deaths.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)43-46
Number of pages4
JournalReview of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacokinetics, International Edition
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2005


  • Central Greece
  • Fatal acute
  • Poisonings


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