Organophosphate

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Organophosphates are chemical compounds that are commonly used as pesticides. Some organophosphates are toxic to humans. Organophosphates can be absorbed from the skin, respiratory tract or digestive system.[1] Organophosphates may inhibit interleukin 2.[2]

ME/CFS[edit | edit source]

Organophosphates are possible triggers of ME/CFS.

Notable studies[edit | edit source]

  • 1996, Chronic fatigue syndrome as a delayed reaction to low dose organophosphate exposure[3]
  • 2000, [1] Neurological syndromes following organophosphate poisoning. - (Full text)

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Categories:Pestides

ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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