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Cover for Upper urinary tract lesions associated with enzootic bovine hematuria.

The clinical signs, diagnosis and postmortem findings of Pteridium arachnoideum [Pteridium aquilinum] toxicity in 3 cattle in Espírito Santo, Brazil, presented during 2007-2008 are described.

Author(s)
Nunes, L. C.; Donatele, D. M.; Scardua, C. M.; Dórea, M. D.; Monteiro, L. N.; Bernardo, C. C.; Calais, A., Jr.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunosuppression induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pteridium aquilinum</i> facilitates the development of lung carcinogenesis.

The objective of the present study is to evaluate the relationship between immunosuppression caused by Pteridium aquilinum and lung carcinogenesis induced by ethyl carbamate (EC) in mice. Plant buds were collected in São Paulo, Brazil. It was shown that P. aquilinum increased the number of...

Author(s)
Caniceiro, B. D.; Latorre, A. O.; Fukumasu, H.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Outbreak of acute poisoning by bracken fern (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pteridium aquilinum</i>) in cattle.

This chapter concerns an outbreak of bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) poisoning in cattle and discusses data on the platelet counts of the affected animals. In total, 47 out of 203 finishing open cows were affected and died in an outbreak of bracken fern poisoning in a herd from a farm located in ...

Author(s)
Sonne, L.; Bandarra, P. M.; Raymundo, D. L.; Pedroso, P. M. O.; Dalto, A. G. C.; Leal, J. S.; Cruz, C. E. F.; Driemeier, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunosuppressive effects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pteridium aquilinum</i> on natural killer cells of mice and its prevention with selenium.

This study was conducted to evaluate the immunosuppressive effects of bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) in mice. The aqueous extract of P. aquilinum reduced the cytotoxicity of natural killer (NK) cells but did not alter cell viability. Furthermore, it was observed that selenium co-treatment...

Author(s)
Latorre, A. O.; Caniceiro, B. D.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Osteolathyrism in calves in Uruguay.

This chapter reports spontaneous outbreaks of intoxication by Lathyrus hirsutus in calves in Uruguay and its experimental reproduction in the same species. Seven outbreaks during the years 2004-2008 were studied. Cases occurred in November in the Departments of San José and Canelones. Farms where...

Author(s)
García y Santos, C.; Sosa, S.; Capelli, A.; Pérez, W.; Domínguez, R.; Aldecoa, C.; Franco, C.; Moreira, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicity to honey bees from pollen from several plants in Northeastern Brazil.

In the present study, the toxic potential of the pollen of Azadirachta indica, Mimosa tenuiflora, Piptadenia stipulacea, and Ricinus communis to honey bees (Apis mellifera) was tested. Pollen samples were collected near Mossoró city, Rio Grande do Norte, in northeastern Brazil. Results showed only...

Author(s)
Mesquita, L. X.; Maracajá, P. B.; Sakamoto, S. M.; Malaspina, O.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vetch (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Vicia villosa</i>) poisoning in cattle in the state of Santa Catarina.

The background reports, epidemiological data, and clinical signs were collected from owners and veterinarians during visits to the locations in Santa Catarina State where the disease occurred. Six outbreaks were seen and 5 cows were necropsied. The disease was diagnosed only in adult animals in...

Author(s)
Gava, A.; Furlan, F. H.; Traverso, S. D.; Veronezi, L. O.; Jönck, F.
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">Baccharis pteronioides</i> toxicity.

The purpose of this study is to develop a small animal model of B. pteronioides toxicity, describe the clinical, gross, and histologic lesions of poisoning, and initiate chemical studies to identify the toxin and characterize and describe its toxicity. Leaves of B. pteronioides, collected from Utah ...

Author(s)
Stegelmeier, B. L.; Sani, Y.; Pfister, J. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxicity of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dieffenbachia</i> spp. with a focus on livestock poisoning.

The objective of this paper is to review the mechanism of toxicity, clinical signs and treatment of the houseplant Dieffenbachia spp. poisoning. Although Dieffenbachia spp. is used frequently as an ornamental plant, the plant is dangerous because it contains needle-shaped crystals of calcium...

Author(s)
Dantas, A. C.; Guimarães, J. A.; Câmara, A. C. L.; Afonso, J. A. B.; Mendonça, C. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Morphological, morphometric, and histochemical analysis of the large intestine of rabbits intoxicated with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum glaucophyllum</i> (duraznillo blanco).

In this study, the morphological and morphometric changes and the histochemical and lectin histochemical carbohydrate pattern in the colon and rectum of rabbits intoxicated by Solanum glaucophyllum were analyzed. Twenty-five 3-month-old New Zealand male rabbits were fed with a standard diet free of ...

Author(s)
Zanuzzi, C. N.; Barbeito, C. G.; Ortiz, M. L.; Fontana, P. A.; Portiansky, E. L.; Gimeno, E. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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