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Background: The efficacy of orally administered therapeutics for the treatment of cantharidin intoxication has not been evaluated in controlled studies. Objective: To develop a model of acute cantharidin intoxication in laboratory rats and to evaluate in this model the relative efficacy of 3...

Author(s)
Qualls, H. J.; Holbrook, T. C.; Gilliam, L. L.; Njaa, B. L.; Panciera, R. J.; Pope, C. N.; Payton, M. E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2013, 27, 5, pp 1179-1184
Abstract

Author(s)
Malysiak, M.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Inc (NAVC), Glen Mills, USA
Citation
Today's Veterinary Technician, 2017, 2, 2, pp 48-50
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poisons.

This chapter presents the different plants, substances, metals, toxins and compounds that are toxic to horses. The clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of poisoning by acorns, algae, amitraz, arsenic, avocado, bracken, cantharidin, carbamates, castor bean, chlorinated hydrocarbons, copper,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Medical records of 68 horses and 2 donkeys with blister beetle [Meloidae] poisoning were reviewed. 32 horses and 2 donkeys died from exposure to cantharidin, whereas 36 horses survived. Diet content varied, but alfalfa hay was the common component. Onset of signs of disease was rapid. Most equids...

Author(s)
Helman, R. G.; Edwards, W. C.
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1997, 211, 8, pp 1018-1021
Abstract

Between 1984 and 1988, the Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory investigated 70 cases of suspected blister beetle (Meloidae) poisoning in horses, involving 1-25 horses per incident. Blister beetle poisoning was confirmed by the detection of cantharidin in 28 cases involving 59 horses. An...

Author(s)
Edwards, W. C.; Edwards, R. M.; Ogden, L.; Whaley, M.
Citation
Veterinary and Human Toxicology, 1989, 31, 5, pp 442, 444, 494
Abstract

The differential diagnosis, clinical pathology, common clinical signs and treatment of cantharidin poisoning in horses were discussed.

Author(s)
Holbrook, T. C.
Publisher
Veterinary Learning Systems, Yardley, USA
Citation
Compendium Equine, 2009, 4, 8, pp 353-357
Abstract

Author(s)
Holbrook, T. C.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Lakewood, USA
Citation
Proceedings ACVIM Forum, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 4-7 June, 2008. Veterinary Proceedings, 2008, pp 210-212
Abstract

Cantharidin toxicosis in horses has become an increasing problem in certain regions of the USA. Poisoning occurs when horses ingest alfalfa hay or products that are contaminated with "blister" beetles (genus Epicauta, poisoning is most often caused by E. occidentalis, E. temexa, and E. vittata)....

Author(s)
Schmitz, D. G.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 1989, 3, 4, pp 208-215
Abstract

We used the colorimetric protein phosphatases inhibition assay to study the inhibitory effect of cantharadin extracted from meloids on PP2A in horses, rabbits, pigs, chickens and Mylabris cichorii (L.). Cantharidin had an inhibitory effect on horse, pig and rabbit PP2A with IC50 values of 0.07 g/L, ...

Author(s)
Li XiaoFei; Hou XiaoHui; Chen XiangSheng; Lou FangMing; Liu Yun
Publisher
Institute of Zoology, Beijing, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Applied Entomology, 2012, 49, 5, pp 1226-1230
Abstract

Citation
Veterinary Medicine, 1999, 94, 10, pp 850, 854

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