Selenium toxicity causes paralysis in Scottish pigs

February 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;2/27/2010, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p255
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The article focuses on the diseases that causes death to several animals. One case is the death of a three-year-old dairy heifer with a thickened and calcified bile ducts and has a necrotic with pale areas and haemorrhages of the liver due to necrotising hepatitis or black disease. Another disease is selenium toxicity that causes the acute-onset paralysis of 280 pigs. Another is the impact of actinobacillus equuli that causes the death of a seven-year-old Dutch warmblood mare.


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