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Trivia # 319 : About Malignant Hyperthermia

05/02/2016

Toxicological trivia from February 05, 2016:  Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a potentially fatal, inherited disorder usually associated with the administration of certain general anesthetics and/or the drug succinylcholine. "The sudden and unexpected death of a healthy individual to which he was undergoing a minor surgical procedure is an almost incomprehensible tragedy in this age of […]


Trivia # 286: poisonings at dawn

20/05/2015

Toxicological Trivia from May 20, 2015: While some members of Sertox enjoy the spectacular sunrises over the Parana river at Rosario, others cater to service queries. Of 22422 visits for intoxications registered with Rectox since 2000, only 1.66% occur between 6 am and 8 am. Comparing the intentional and unintentional motivations, what will be more […]


Trivia # 276: Dieffenbachia

11/03/2015

Toxicological Trivia from March 11, 2015: Dieffenbachia is a genus of tropical flowering plants in the family Araceae. It is native to the New World Tropics from Mexico and the West Indies south to Argentina. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental, especially as a house plant, and has become naturalized on a few tropical […]



Trivia # 258: identify a Tityus in peculiar position

05/11/2014

Toxicological trivia from November 05, 2014:  Sertox is receiving permanently questions to identify spiders, snakes, caterpillars and/or scorpions. Tityus is a large genus of thick-tailed scorpions (family Buthidae), the namesake of its subfamily Tityinae. As of June 2012, Tityus contains more than 200 described species distributed in Central America and South America, from Costa Rica […]




The rain of platanus fuzz never ends in Rosario, discussions on the subject either

04/11/2011

Invasion of Platanus: the causes of the phenomenon and the time continue. rosario3.com. (Translate Sertox) Nov. 02, 2011. The "rain of fluff" that emerges from the acorns of these trees, and generates discomfort in several neighbors came in a "concentrated" by weather this year. Although a project that calls for the pruning of these specimens, […]


The rain of platanus fuzz never ends in Rosario, discussions on the subject either

04/11/2011

Invasion of Platanus: the causes of the phenomenon and the time continue. rosario3.com. (Translate Sertox) Nov. 02, 2011. The "rain of fluff" that emerges from the acorns of these trees, and generates discomfort in several neighbors came in a "concentrated" by weather this year. Although a project that calls for the pruning of these specimens, […]




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