Case Report

Kalanchoe lanceolata poisoning in Brahman cattle in Zimbabwe : the first field outbreak : case report

C. Masvingwe, M. Mavenyengwa
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association | Vol 68, No 1 | a860 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/jsava.v68i1.860 | © 1997 C. Masvingwe, M. Mavenyengwa | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 13 July 1997 | Published: 13 July 1997

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Abstract

Field outbreaks of Kalanchoe lanceolata poisoning in cattle on a commercial farm in Zimbabwe are reported. The clinical signs and pathological lesions observed in field cases resembled those reproduced in an experimental cow and were consistent with acute cardiac glycoside poisoning.

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Acute Cardiotoxicity; Cattle; Kalanchoe Lanceolata; Poisoning

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