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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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

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