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Histopathological Effects of Carbaryl on Liver in Albino Rats

Harbans Singh, Reeha Mahajan, Sajad Hamid

Citation Information : Singh H, Mahajan R, Hamid S. Histopathological Effects of Carbaryl on Liver in Albino Rats. Euroasian J Hepatogastroenterol 2013; 3 (1):1-7.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10018-1051

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-01-2013


Abstract

Pesticides are one of the most alarming toxic substances that are deliberately added to our environment. Carbaryl, a synthetic 1-naphthyl-N-methylcarbamate insecticide, is being used extensively or its broad-spectrum activity in commercial agriculture, poultry, livestock, home and garden pest control. However, there is paucity of information about the role of carbaryl on the liver. Wistar rats were administered with carbaryl and the effects of this liver histology were analyzed. Profound damage of the liver of rats administered with carbaryl was noted. More studies would be required to assess the real implication of this pesticide on the liver.


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