Accidental death from acute selenium poisoning

Conor S Reilly
Med J Aust 2007; 186 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2007.tb01015.x
Published online: 7 May 2007

To the Editor: The report by See and colleagues on an accidental death from acute selenium poisoning1 draws attention to a misconception among some health-conscious consumers that, because selenium is obtainable without a prescription, it is safe to take in high doses.

  • Conor S Reilly

  • Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, UK.



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