Definition and scope of toxicology. Principles of toxicokinetic studies. Mechanism of

drug toxicity, management of acute drug poisoning, plants, bacterial and animal poisons.

Solvent poisoning, pesticides, herbicides, radiation toxicology. Air borne poisoning,

heavy metals and chelating agents. Food addititives, immunotoxicity associated with

exposure to chemicals. Genetic effects of chemicals in human population. Guide to short

term tests for detecting mutagenic and carcinogenic compounds.

Level of Study: 400 Level