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Cover for Antimicrobial effect of an extract of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anacardium occidentale</i> Linn against clinical isolates of multidrug-resistant <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Staphylococcus aureus</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the in vitro antimicrobial activity of the cashew extract against hospital isolates of Staphylococcus aureus. Extracts were obtained from the cashew bark and tested for its antibacterial activity against 20 strains of S. aureus. The results showed the potent...

Author(s)
Lacerda, J. T. J. G. de; Silva, J. G. da; Higino, J. S.; Pereira, J. V.; Pereira, M. S. V.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of hepatotoxicity induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piper methysticum</i>.

Studies were conducted to determine the occurrence of liver damage induced by an extract of kava (Piper methysticum) using chronic pre-clinical toxicological tests in rats. Adult male and female Wistar rats were subjected to daily doses of kava extract orally by gavage for 13 weeks. At the end of...

Author(s)
Amorim, M. F.; Trigueiro, M. S.; Diniz, M. F. F. M.; Almeida, R. N. de; Santos, H. B.; Amaral, J. R. do; Batista, L. M.; Branco, M. S. C.; Diniz, J. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of anticholinesterasic activity of strain SPC 920-<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Geitlerinema unigranulatum</i> (oscillatoriales, cyanobacteria).

Studies were conducted to determine the toxic compounds and potential pharmaceutical drugs in extracts of SPC 920- Geitlerinema unigranulatum. Lyophilized cells of G. unigranulatum were obtained from batch cultures and freeze-dried cells were extracted and submitted to HPLC analysis. The toxicity...

Author(s)
Dogo, C. R.; Rangel, M.; Cardoso-Lopes, E. M.; Sant'Anna, C. L.; Bruni, F. M.; Lopes-Ferreira, M.; Carvalho, L. R. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisonous plants affecting ruminants in Southern Brazil.

Results are presented of a retrospective study conducted using the records of the Setor de Patologia Veterinária da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul for the period 2000-08. Necropsy and submitted samples for histology on spontaneous plant poisoning cases involving cattle, sheep, and goats...

Author(s)
Antoniassi, N. A. B.; Raymundo, D. L.; Boabaid, F. M.; Juffo, G. D.; Bandarra, P. M.; Pedroso, P. M. O.; Cruz, C. E. F. da; Driemeier, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachiaria</i> spp. poisoning in ruminants in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

This chapter reports the epidemiology (period of year, species affected, age, morbidity, lethality, and pasture vegetative stage), clinical signs, and pathology of Brachiaria spp. poisoning in ruminants in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, based on the records of the Veterinary Pathology Laboratory at...

Author(s)
Lemos, R. A. A. de; Nogueira, A. P. A.; Souza, R. I. C.; Santos, B. S.; Carvalho, N. M.; Aniz, A. C. M.; Freitas, P. C. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Enzootic calcinosis in ruminants from Central Brazil.

The epidemiology, clinical signs, and pathology of 42 outbreaks of enzootic calcinosis (EC) in cattle, sheep and goats in Mato Grosso (19), Distrito Federal (19), Goiás, (6), Minas Gerais (2) and Tocantins (1), Brazil, [date not given] are presented. Additionally, Ageratum conyzoides, Chamaecrista...

Author(s)
Guedes, K. M. R.; Colodel, E. M.; Castro, M. B.; Mustafa, V. S.; Moraes, D. D.; Reis Júnior, J. L.; Borges, J. R. J.; Boabaid, F. M.; Ubiali, D. G.; Arruda, L. P. de; Riet-Correa, F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hematological, biochemical, and urinary alterations of enzootic bovine hematuria in dairy cows in the Caparaó microregion, Espírito Santo State, Brazil.

This study evaluates hematological, biochemical, and urinary changes of dairy cattle with clinical signs of enzootic bovine hematuria (EBH) in the microregion of Caparaó in the southern region of Espírito Santo, Brazil. From August 2008 to January 2009, 18 crossbred Dutch dairy cows of various ages ...

Author(s)
Favarato, B. C.; Bof, G. B.; Oliveira, E. V. de; Trivilin, L. O.; Porfírio, L. C.; Nunes, L. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisoning of sheep by shells of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jatropha curcas</i> seeds.

The histopathological effects of the shells of J. curcas seeds on sheep were studied. Twenty 8-month-old clinically healthy male sheep were assigned to four groups of five animals each. Treatment groups received 15 (T1), 30 (T2) and 40% (T3) of their diet as shells of J. curcas seeds for 19 days,...

Author(s)
Ferreira, O. R.; Brito, S. S.; S Chagas, F. C. S.; Ramos, A. T.; Hosomi, F. Y. M.; Lima, F. G. de; Maiorka, P. C.; Araújo, V. L.; Neiva, J. N. M.; Fioravante, M. C. S.; Maruo, V. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicology study of ethanolic extract from aerial parts of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Jatropha gossypiifolia</i> L. in rats.

The ethanolic extract of the leaves and stems of J. gossypiifolia was administered to male and female Wistar rats at 1.2, 1.8, 2.7, 4.0 or 5.0 g/kg body weight (BW). Each group was observed for 14 days after the treatment and monitored for clinical signs, lethality, body weight gain, and food and...

Author(s)
Mariz, S. R.; Cerqueira, G. S.; Araújo, W. C.; Dantas, J. G.; Ramalho, J. A.; Palomaro, T. V.; Barbosa Júnior, N. L.; Duarte, J. C.; Santos, H. B. dos; Olveira, K.; Araújo, M. S. T. de; Diniz, M. F. F. M.; Medeiros, I. A. de
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioning taste aversion to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mascagnia rigida</i> (Malpighiaceae) in sheep.

Field studies were conducted in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, to determine whether lithium chloride (LiCl)-treated sheep could be averted from consuming Mascagnia rigida in the edaphic and climatic conditions of a semi-arid region of northeastern Brazil. Twelve 10- to 12-month-old female sheep were...

Author(s)
Silva, I. P. da; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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