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Cover for Poisonous plants on dairy farms of the Caparaó microregion, Espírito Santo State, Brazil.

In the Caparaó microregion (Espírito Santo, Brazil), cases of poisoning of dairy cattle by plants have been frequent, but there are no records to estimate the losses. This chapter presents the results of a study aiming to estimate the occurrence of different plant species causing poisonings in the...

Author(s)
Oliveira, E. V.; Scardua, C. M.; Dórea, M. D.; Nunes, L. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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 Similarities between non-neoplastic urinary bladder lesions in bovine enzootic hematuria and those induced by radiotherapy in humans.

This chapter presents a study aiming to establish a parallel between unreported non-neoplastic vesicular lesions observed in cattle affected by bovine enzootic haematuria (BEH) with those that occur in the bladders of humans subjected to radiotherapy or accidentally exposed to radiation. 90...

Author(s)
Oliveira, L. G.; França, T. N.; Oliveira, L. I.; Peixoto, P. V.; Brito, M. F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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