Disease Information for Arsine gas (Hydrogen arsenide) poisoning: Definition

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  • Arsine is arsenous hydride/arsenous trihydride CBW used or

    planned in WWI but highly flammable; cheap to make; most exposures are industrial in electronic chip manufacturing soldering, etching and galvanizing or lead plating; smells like garlic; bigges problems after a 24 hour delay is hemoglobinuria severe with acute hemolysis and renal shut down, and anemia with tissue hypoxia; fever, rigors then bilateral kidney pain with dark urine are best clues

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