Bad Bug Book Preliminary diagnoses of mushroom intoxication
Table 1. Preliminary diagnoses of mushroom intoxication.
|Time of Onset||Type of Poisoning||Nature of Threat|
(15 min-2 h)
|G.I. irritant||Not life threatening*|
|Neurological||Not life threatening*|
|Disulfiram-like||Not life threatening*|
|*In most cases, however, the patient should be observed and appropriate support therapy provided if necessary.|
Return to chapter 40, Mushroom Toxins.