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Introduction: Intentional and accidental poisoning of animals is often caused by readily available commercial pesticides, such as the molluscicide metaldehyde. A retrospective analysis of suspected metaldehyde poisonings between 2014 and 2016 in Italy was conducted. Material and Methods: Biological ...

Author(s)
Roma, A. de; Miletti, G.; D'Alessio, N.; Rossini, C.; Vangone, L.; Galiero, G.; Esposito, M.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 61, 3, pp 307-311
Abstract

Case summary: An adult male intact domestic shorthair cat was presented for acute onset of generalised tremors, stupor, horizontal nystagmus, anisocoria and bilateral absence of pupillary light and palpebral reflexes. Response to intravenous (IV) administration of benzodiazepines was minimal; thus, ...

Author(s)
Bergamini, I.; Mattavelli, C.; Grossi, G.; Magagnoli, I.; Giunti, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2020, 6, 2,
Abstract

Episodes of indoor exposure to toxic compounds in companion animals are frequent. Toxico-epidemiological data on this matter are fundamental not only to take proper corrective actions but especially because domestic animals represent crucial sentinels for environmental toxicants. In this review we...

Author(s)
Bertero, A.; Fossati, P.; Caloni, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2020, 733,
Abstract

The pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of metaldehyde poisoning in cats and dogs are described.

Author(s)
Kammerer, M.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2018, 49, 384 (Part 1), pp 23
Abstract

A retrospective study was carried out by reviewing all suspected cases of domestic animal poisoning attributed to pesticides, reported to the Milan Poison Control Centre (MPCC) between January 2011 and December 2013. During this period, pesticides were found to be responsible for 37.3% of all...

Author(s)
Caloni, F.; Cortinovis, C.; Rivolta, M.; Davanzo, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 539, pp 331-336
Abstract

The brain is susceptible to a variety of poisons. Sedating drugs and chemicals can cause central nervous system (CNS) depression while other substances can cause CNS stimulation, including seizures. These are of particular concern since intractable seizure activity may cause complications, with...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2020, 25, 2, pp 83-91
Abstract

The brain is susceptible to a variety of poisons. Sedating drugs and chemicals can cause central nervous system (CNS) depression while other substances can cause CNS stimulation, including seizures. These are of particular concern since intractable seizure activity may cause complications, with...

Author(s)
Bates, N.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2020, 11, 3, pp 116-125
Abstract

Metaldehyde intoxication is among the more common intoxications that veterinarians may be confronted with. While it is a rare event in cats, dogs may be attracted by open bait boxes and possibly ingest larger amounts. The rather typical symptoms are initial salivation and emesis, anxiety and...

Author(s)
Nolte, I.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2012, 93, 10, pp 886...893
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Knowledge of the most used toxics to poison domestic and wild animals is very important to prevent and control this occurrence. The results of this study, conducted between January 2009 and December 2012, show that anticoagulants are the most frequently found toxic substances in dead animals even...

Author(s)
Dellepiane, M.; Arossa, C.; Mignone, W.; Ercolini, C.; Ferrari, A.; Gili, M.
Publisher
Società Italiana di Diagnostica di Laboratorio Veterinaria (SIDiLV), Parma, Italy
Citation
XV Congresso Nazionale S.I.Di.L.V., Monreale (PA), Italia, 23-25 ottobre 2013, 2013, pp 230-231
Abstract

This correspondence presents a summary of inquiries regarding metaldehyde poisoning in dogs and cats to the Veterinary Poisons Information Service (VPIS) in London from 2000 to 2008. Considerable increase in the number of cases were observed.

Author(s)
Campbell, A.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2008, 163, 11, pp 343

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