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what syndrome is caused from red maple?
- hemolytic syndrome
- (hemoglobinuria, methemoglobin, icterus, cyanosis)
what plant family does red maple belong to?
what family does redroot pigweed belong to?
what species are affected by redroot pigweed
How does animal act when affected?
Pigs & Ruminants
Alert but reluctant to move; sternal recumbency
what family does poison ivy belong to ?
what clinical signs are seen with poison ivy?
contact dermatitis (Less severe in animals than people)
what family is poison hemlock in ?
- (spotted purple stem)
what signs are associated with poison hemlock?
- Depression (as with nicotine)
- NO convulsions
what are "dead man's fingers"?
what is the most violently poisonous plant in the western/northern hemisphere?
What is the toxic principle?
- Water hemlock
- Cicutoxin in roots
what signs are associated with water hemlock?
Is it fatal?
- Cardiopulmonary Fx
Death within 8 hours
what family is oleander in?
what is the toxic principle of oleander?
cardenolides (extremely poisonous)
what are signs of oleander toxicity?
- Vomiting (even*ruminants*)
- Convulsions (+/-)
- Sudden death
are ruminants more or less susceptible to hemp dogbane poisoning?
Less (rumen degredation?)
what are clinical signs of hemp dogbane toxicity?
- Cardiac (glycoside)
- Vomiting even in ruminants; Diarrhea/Constipation
what are the toxic signs of milkweed of narrow leaf variety?
What about broad leaf?
- Narrow: Neurotoxic
- Broad: Cardio-toxic
- (glycosides, cardenolides)
- NO convulsions
what family is yellow star thistle in?
Which species is most susceptible?
what is the cause of "sage sickness"?
How is affected animal behaving?
- Forelimb incoordination
- Good appetite
what is cause of "chewing disease"?
How does animal present?
yellow star thistle
- Disorder of prehension;
- Paralyzed tongue curled into V shape
- Aimless walking
what is toxic principle of white snakeroot?
What Sp is most susceptible?
- Tremetol (an alcohol)
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