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Strychnine is an alkaloid with strong toxic properties. Poisoning results in muscular contractions and death through asphyxiation. Intentional or accidental poisonings with strychnine occur mainly in small animals, especially dogs and occasionally cats. Strychnine can be detected in the liver or...

Author(s)
Śniegocki, T.; Sell, B.; Posyniak, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Molecules, 2019, 24, 20, pp 3765
Abstract

Nowadays the intentional poisoning of domestic and wild animals is a crime in the European Union (EU), but as in the past the poison is still used in rural areas of a number of European countries to kill animals that were considered harmful for human activities. From January 2014 up until October...

Author(s)
Grilo, A.; Moreira, A.; Carrapiço, B.; Belas, A.; Braz, B. S.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2021, 7, January,
Abstract

Purpose: Leaf extracts of Paullinia pinnata L. (Sapindaceae) are used in ethnomedicine for the treatment of central nervous system-related diseases such as insomnia and epilepsy. We determined the bioactive constituents, sleep-enhancing and anti-convulsant potentials, and possible mechanisms of...

Author(s)
Ajibade, M. A.; Akhigbemen, A. M.; Okolie, N. P.; Ozolua, R. I.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Epilepsy Research, 2022, 183,
Abstract

For this literature survey German reference books for each domestic animal species, poisonings published in professional journals in Germany (1998-2015), several international studies of poisonings in caseloads and data from toxicological services as well as reports of poisonings with pesticide in...

Author(s)
Allkämper, S.; Kietzmann, M.; Kreienbrock, L.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2015, 96, 9, pp 896...905
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Author(s)
Devey, J. J.
Publisher
Latin American Veterinary Conference (LAVC), Lima, Peru
Citation
Memorias LAVC'18. Conferencia Veterinaria Latinoamericana, Lima, Perú, 11 al 13 abril 2018, 2018, pp unpaginated
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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
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First described: Circa the second millenium BC, Mesopotamia. Cause: Rabies virus (Family Rhabdoviridae, Genus Lyssavirus). Affected hosts: All warm-blooded animals. Highly susceptible hosts include wolves, foxes, coyotes, jackals, dogs, cattle, raccoons, skunks, bats and mongooses. Moderately...

Author(s)
Tudose, A.; Gîscă, D. E.; Tudose, A.
Publisher
Multimedia Business Corporation, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
Romanian Journal of Veterinary Medicine & Pharmacology, 2017, 2, 3, pp 36-39
Abstract

This article discusses the mechanisms of action of various rodenticides such as bromethalin, cholecalciferol, strychnine and zinc phosphide; along with cilinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of the associated toxicoses in dogs, cats and other animals.

Author(s)
Madsen, L. M.
Publisher
Veterinary Learning Systems Inc., Yardley, USA
Citation
Veterinary Technician, 2010, 31, 1, pp unpaginated
AbstractFull Text

This paper presents tips that will help recognize poisonous substances focusing on plants and pesticides. The various products in which these toxicants can be found are listed,as well as brief explanations on how they are harmful, the clinical signs they cause, and appropriate treatments.

Author(s)
Clifford, E.; Wismer, T.
Publisher
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) , Schaumburg, USA
Citation
NAVTA Journal, 2015, April/May, pp 29-34
Abstract

Strychnine, an alkaloid used illegally for poisoned baits, is highly toxic to human beings and animals. It is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and acts upon the central nervous system (CNS), causing excitation of all parts of the CNS. Although strychnine poisoning is now considered...

Author(s)
Martínez-López, E.; Romero, D.; María-Mojica, P.; Navas, I.; Gerique, C.; Jiménez, P.; García-Fernández, A. J.
Publisher
British Veterinary Association, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2006, 159, 6, pp 182-184

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