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Journal of Toxicology
Volume 2010, Article ID 313280, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/313280
Research Article

An Outbreak of Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease in Western Afghanistan Associated with Exposure to Wheat Flour Contaminated with Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids

1Ministry of Public Health, Kabul, Afghanistan
2London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London WC1E 7HT, UK
3World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
4National Institute for Public Health & the Environment, RIVM, 3720 BA Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Received 16 November 2009; Revised 19 February 2010; Accepted 16 May 2010

Academic Editor: Peter John O'Brien

Copyright © 2010 Faizullah Kakar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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