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The Pattern of Poisoning in Southwestern Region of Iran: Envenoming as the Major Cause

Amir Jalali 1 , 3 , * , Marzie Savari 1 , Shaiesteh Dehdardargahi 2 and Armita Azarpanah 1
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1 Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, IR Iran
2 Medical School, Persian Gulf International Division of Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Abadan, IR Iran
3 Toxicology Research Center, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Natural Pharmaceutical Products: August 25, 2012, 7 (3); 100-105
  • Published Online: August 25, 2012
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: November 12, 2011
  • Revised: June 14, 2012
  • Accepted: June 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.17795/jjnpp-3504

To Cite: Jalali A, Savari M, Dehdardargahi S, Azarpanah A. The Pattern of Poisoning in Southwestern Region of Iran: Envenoming as the Major Cause, Jundishapur J Nat Pharm Prod. 2012 ; 7(3):100-105. doi: 10.17795/jjnpp-3504.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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