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Cover for Enzootic calcinosis of sheep in Uruguay.

This work describes two outbreaks of enzootic calcinosis in sheep in Uruguay: one caused by Solanum glaucophyllum in 2006 and the other by Nierembergia rivularis in 2005-2006.

Author(s)
García y Santos, C.; Capelli, A.; Sosa, S.; Pérez, W.; Domínguez, R.; Pereira, R.; Bonino, F.; Goyen, J. M.; Alonso, E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Radiographic monitoring of lesions induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum malacoxylon</i> (Solanaceae) poisoning in rabbits.

The objective of this study was to evaluate by radiographic monitoring the lesions caused by experimental poisoning with S. malacoxylon in rabbits. Ten adult rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) with an average weight of 3 kg were kept in cages and given commercial diets with levels of 0.38% calcium and ...

Author(s)
Ubiali, D. G.; Néspoli, P. B.; Boabaid, F. M.; Silva, M. I. V.; Pescador, C. A.; Souza, M. A.; Nakazato, L.; Colodel, E. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spontaneous intoxication by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum malacoxylon</i> in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bubalus bubalis</i> in Northern Pantanal of Mato Grosso, Brazil.

This chapter reports a natural outbreak of enzootic calcinosis in buffalo due to S. malacoxylon poisoning in the North Pantanal area, Poconé County, state of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Buffalo were introduced into the Pantanal because of their importance for meat and milk production and ecotourism. In...

Author(s)
Santos, C. E. P.; Marques, L. C.; Canola, J. C.; Silva, J. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spontaneous nitrate/nitrite poisoning in cattle fed with oats (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Avena sativa</i>) and ryegrass (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lolium multiflorum</i>) in the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil.

The characteristics of nitrate and nitrite poisoning outbreaks in cattle in Santa Catarina, Brazil, fed with oats (Avena sativa) and ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) [date not given] are described.

Author(s)
Jönck, F.; Gava, A.; Furlan, F. H.; Traverso, S. D.; Veronezi, L. O.; Borelli, V.; Gheller, E.; Casagrande, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Zearalenone: an estrogenic mycotoxin with immunotoxic effects.

This chapter presents a study aiming to verify if zearalenone (ZEA), like oestrogen, can induce alterations in some immune parameters in female ovariectomized Wistar rats. Results revealed that female rats treated with ZEA for 28 days showed a decreased food intake and a significantly lower body...

Author(s)
Hueza, I. M.; Tanabe, V. K.; Benassi, J. C.; Raspantini, L. E. R.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ethanol poisoning in cattle by ingestion of waste beer yeast in Brazil.

This article describes the clinical signs and diagnosis of natural and experimental ethanol poisoning in cattle in Piraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil [date not given]. Although waste beer yeast is used in cattle feeding, it can also lead to intoxication.

Author(s)
Peixoto, P. V.; Brust, L. A. C.; Brito, M. F.; França, T. N.; Malafaia, P.; Tokarnia, C. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunotoxic and toxic evaluation of subchronic exposure to saxitoxin in rats.

Forty male rats were equally divided into 4 groups and administered with saxitoxin (STX) at 0, 10, 30 and 90 µg/kg body weight by gavage for 28 days. Bone marrow, lymphocyte proliferation and histopathology of selected tissues were analysed after euthanasia. It was shown that body weight gain, food ...

Author(s)
Pípole, F.; Latorre, A. O.; Carvalho, L. R.; Hueza, I. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Production of a saxitoxin standard from cyanobacteria.

A methodology for the production of a saxitoxin (STX) standard from cyanobacteria (Raphydiopsis brookii strain SPC 338) was developed. The cyanobacterium was cultured in 5-litre culture bottles in ASM-1 medium, pH 7.4 at 22±1°C, under continuous light at an irradiance of 45-50 mmol m-2 s-1 and...

Author(s)
Pípole, F.; Hueza, I. M.; Sant'Anna, C. L.; Carvalho, L. R.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Differential diagnosis between plant poisonings and snakebites in cattle in Brazil.

This article describes the clinical signs of snake bite vs. poisonous plant ingestion in livestock in Brazil.

Author(s)
Peixoto, P. V.; Graça, F. S.; Caldas, S. A.; Aragão, A. P.; França, T. N.; Tokarnia, C. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The use of a guinea pig model in detecting diplodiosis, a neuromycotoxicosis of ruminants.

The clinical signs of Stenocarpella maydis neuromycotoxicosis in guineapigs as models for the condition in ruminants in South Africa ingesting maize (Zea mays) contaminated with the fungus are described.

Author(s)
Schultz, R. A.; Snyman, L. D.; Basson, K. M.; Labuschagne, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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