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Ricin (cont.)

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Media file 1: Chemical Terrorism Agents and Syndromes. Signs and symptoms. Chart courtesy of North Carolina Statewide Program for Infection Control and Epidemiology (SPICE), copyright University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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REFERENCE: CDC.gov. Ricin.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Coauthor(s): Michael Allswede, DO, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Medical Toxicologist, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Editors: Jerry L Mothershead, MD, Special Advisor to the Navy Surgeon General for Prehospital Care, Senior Medical Consultant, Navy Medicine Office of Homeland Security, Department of Emergency Medicine, Portsmouth Naval Medical Center; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Robert G Darling, MD, Captain, Medical Corps (Flight Surgeon), United States Navy, Senior Medical Advisor, Navy Medicine, Office of Homeland Security, Operational Medicine Division, US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID).


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