phosgene

Causes of Respiratory Distress: 

phosgene

Type of Agent: 

chemical toxin; poison gas

Mode of Transmission: 

aerosol as gas

Geographic Location: 

worldwide

Symptoms: 

coughing; fluid filled lungs

Main Target Population: 

all ages

Treatment: 

NA*

Nature of Immune Response: 

NA*

Location in Body: 

blood; lungs; other tissues

Method of Detection: 

mass spectral analysis**

Prognosis: 

damage to lungs

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