Modern methods of intensive livestock production involve the storage of liquid wastes. The digestion of this manure by anaerobic bacteria produces a highly toxic mixture of gases, the most dangerous of which is hydrogen sulphide. We report the case of a young man who died after inhaling liquid manure gas.
JOURNAL AND NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE ID#
JOURNAL: Med J Aust. 1983; 2(9): 459-460.
Note: Medical Journal of Australia.NLOM ID#: 84039180 .
Publication #: 84039180
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