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Eleven farmers from seven different locations in Distrito Federal, Midwestern Brazil, reported sudden clinical signs in 27 horses after the ingestion of commercial pelleted ration. It was found that the ration brand and batches were identical, and macroscopic evaluation revealed no abnormalities...

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Machado, M.; Andrade, L. R.; Moraes, D. D. A. de; Castro, M. B. de; Teixeira Neto, A. R.; Keller, K. M.; Soto-Blanco, B.; Câmara, A. C. L.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2018, 46, Supplement, pp 336
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This report aims to describe the epidemiological and clinical-pathological aspects of an outbreak of ionophore antibiotic poisoning in horses due to the consumption of mineral supplementation indicated for ruminants based on sugarcane molasses. Case: Two horses were necropsied. During necropsy,...

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Sousa, D. E. R. de; Costa, M. M. da; Júnior, J. A. F.; Wilson, T. M.; Nascimento, K. A.; Pedroso, P. M. O.; Almeida e Macêdo, J. T. S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2019, 47, Supplement,
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The therapeutic use of ionophores in veterinary medicine has grown in the last years, with resultant increase in the risk of poisoning in animals. Ionophores are used as food additives as coccidiostats in several animal species and growth promoter and bloat prevention in ruminants. The most often...

Author(s)
Nogueira, V. A.; França, T. N.; Peixoto, P. V.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2009, 29, 3, pp 191-197
Abstract

Background: Horses are extremely susceptible to ionophore intoxication. Although numerous reports are available regarding monensin, little is known about lasalocid toxicity. Objectives: To describe accidental lasalocid poisoning on a farm in Belgium. Animals: Eighty-one horses, of which 14...

Author(s)
Decloedt, A.; Verheyen, T.; Clercq, D. de; Sys, S.; Vercauteren, G.; Ducatelle, R.; Delahaut, P.; Loon, G. van
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2012, 26, 4, pp 1005-1011
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Fifteen equines in a farm in the satellite city of Brazlândia/DF were treated with clinical signs characterized by abdominal pain, locomotor disorders, incoordination and decubitus, after a history of ingestion of a new feed batch. Three animals had clinical worsening and died. The necropsy...

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Souza Almeida, A. M. de; Wong, L.; Barros, R. M.; Andrade, A. H. de
Publisher
Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Canoas, Brazil
Citation
Veterinaria em foco, 2019, 16, 2, pp 10-18
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A report on the poisoning and death of 2 out of 3 bactrian camels (Camelus bactrianus), housed at the Zoological Garden of Rome, Italy, after feeding the animals with food pellets accidentally contaminated by the manufacturer with salinomycin, was presented. This animal species, as the horse,...

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Friedrich, K. G.; Ubaldi, A.; Battisti, A.
Publisher
Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Erkrankungen der Zootiere: Verhandlungsbericht des 41. Internationalen Symposiums über die Erkrankungen der Zoo- und Wildtiere, Rome, Italy, 28 May - 1 June, 2003, 2003, pp 91-93
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Six cases of accidental salinomycin poisoning in horses are described. The horses were fed a contaminated ration and presented clinical signs which were extremely varied in nature and severity. However, the range of signs, including anorexia, colic, weakness and ataxia bore similarities to those...

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Rollinson, J.; Taylor, F. G. R.; Chesney, J.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1987, 121, 6, pp 126-128
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Case Description - A 4-month-old American Paint filly was evaluated because of sudden onset of ataxia that progressed to recumbency. Five additional horses from the same and neighboring premises developed signs of poor performance, generalized weakness, ataxia, and recumbency; 2 of those horses...

Author(s)
Aleman, M.; Magdesian, K. G.; Peterson, T. S.; Galey, F. D.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2007, 230, 12, pp 1822-1826
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Background: Tissue Doppler imaging (TDI) and 2-dimensional speckle tracking (2DST) can quantify left ventricular (LV) function in horses. Objectives: To evaluate LV function by TDI and 2DST in horses with myocardial dysfunction after accidental ionophore intoxication. Animals: Sixty-seven horses...

Author(s)
Decloedt, A.; Verheyen, T.; Sys, S.; Clercq, D. de; Loon, G. van
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2012, 26, 5, pp 1209-1216
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Monensin is an antibiotic that has been widely used as coccidiostat as well as a feed additive to improve livestock performance. It is safe to use such drug as long as the species-objective and manufacturer's recommended dosage are considered - 3 mg/kg in horses, 12 mg/kg in sheep, 22 mg/kg in...

Author(s)
Salvador, I. de S.; Pessoa, C. R. M.; Silva, T. R.; Assis, A. C. O. de; Santos, K. C. dos; Medeiros, J. M. A.; Dantas, A. F. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goiás, Escola de Veterinária, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal Brasileira, 2009, 10, Supplement 1, pp 342-347

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