Amatoxin Poisoning: Case Reports and Review of Current Therapies
The Journal of Emergency Medicine, 05/08/2012
Ward J et al. – The authors present two cases of Amanita mushroom ingestion in the northeastern United States treated with N–acetylcysteine, high–dose penicillin, cimetidine, and silibinin, a semi–purified fraction of milk thistle–derived silymarin, as part of their treatment regimen. The mushroom species was identified by a consultant as Amanita Ocreata.