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IPCC Facts at a Glance


 Over 50,000 incoming calls per year

 Majority are human exposures

 Animal calls (~ 1000/year)

 Information calls (~20,000 pill ID calls)

75% of calls come from the public and 25% from a health care preovider (primarily ERs)

> 40,000 follow-up calls per year (to monitor case progress and medical outcome)

> 100 education programs conducted annually


IPCC Annual Report 2011-2012

AAPCC Annual Report National Poison Data System (NPDS) 2012


IPCC Calls by County




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