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The Spectrum of Intermediate Syndrome Following Acute Organophosphate Poisoning: A Prospective Cohort Study from Sri Lanka

  • Pradeepa Jayawardane mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: pradeepajayawardane@yahoo.co.uk

    Affiliations: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration (SACTRC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka

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  • Andrew H Dawson,

    Affiliations: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration (SACTRC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, School of Population Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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  • Vajira Weerasinghe,

    Affiliation: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration (SACTRC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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  • Lakshman Karalliedde,

    Affiliations: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration (SACTRC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, King's College London, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division, Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas A Buckley,

    Affiliations: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration (SACTRC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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  • Nimal Senanayake

    Affiliation: South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration (SACTRC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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  • Published: July 15, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050147

About the Authors

Pradeepa Jayawardane, Andrew H Dawson, Vajira Weerasinghe, Lakshman Karalliedde, Nicholas A Buckley, Nimal Senanayake
South Asian Clinical Toxicology Research Collaboration (SACTRC), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Pradeepa Jayawardane
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardenepura, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Andrew H Dawson
School of Population Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Lakshman Karalliedde
King's College London, Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Lakshman Karalliedde
Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division, Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom
Nicholas A Buckley
Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: pradeepajayawardane@yahoo.co.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

PJ participated in the design and planning of the study, drafted the study proposal, collected patient information, carried out the electrophysiological studies and clinical examinations, analyzed and interpreted data, interpreted evidence, wrote the first draft, and took part in revising and finalizing the paper. PJ had full access to all the data in the study and had final responsibility for the decision to submit for publication. AHD participated in the design and planning of the study, edited and revised the study proposal, supervised the study, interpreted results, interpreted evidence, edited the paper, and took part in revising the paper and approved the final version. VW participated in the design and planning of the study, edited and revised the study proposal, supervised the study, and approved the final version. LK interpreted evidence, edited the paper, and took part in revising the paper and approved the final version. NAB participated in the design and planning of the study, interpreted evidence, edited the paper, and took part in revising the paper and approved the final version. NS participated in the design and planning of the study, edited and revised the study proposal, supervised the study, interpreted results, interpreted evidence, edited the paper, and took part in revising the paper and approved the final version.