Biochemical Effects of Topical Application and Decontamination of T-2 Toxin in Rats
MILITARY MEDICAL ACADEMY BELGRADE (YUGOSLAVIA) NATIONAL POISON CONTROL
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T-2 toxin is a mycotoxin - a natural product of Fusarium Fungi. It was used in the Indochina as a chemical warfare agent and certainly has a terrorist dimension. It is very complicated to treat currently the best antidotes are corticosteroid hormones, compounds with significant adverse effects. These properties make T-2 toxin a very dangerous potential terrorist agent. This research describes our research in decontaminating T-2 on skin.
- Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare