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Toxicology

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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Mar 01, 2006
We compiled this list of the 10 most common hazards to dogs, based on the number of calls we have received at the aspca Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) between 2001 and 2005.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
National Report — About 100 dogs perished due to aflatoxin poisoning, a naturally occurring toxic chemical byproduct from the growth of the fungus Aspergillus flavus on corn and other crops, according to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2006
Iron is the most abundant trace mineral in the body and is an essential element in most biological systems.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 01, 2006
Surgery may be necessary if the lead particles cannot be removed with other methods.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2005
For millennia, people used yew alkaloids as both a method of suicide and a chemical weapon during hunting and warfare.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Aug 01, 2005
Wild and domesticated Allium species have been used for culinary and ethnomedicinal purposes since the beginning of recorded history.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2005
In this article, I describe the grape-raisin syndrome in dogs and review the basic steps in treating the most life-threatening aspect of this toxicosis?acute renal failure.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 01, 2005
Between 2002 and 2004, ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) staff members consulted on 158 cases of moth repellent ingestion. In most instances, the exposure was oral, but dermal and inhalation exposures were also reported. Naphthalene was the active ingredient in 83% of the cases, and paradichlorobenzene was the active ingredient in 17%.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Nov 01, 2004
Kalanchoe is a genus of 150 to 200 plant species, most of which are native to southern Africa, Madagascar, and Australia.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
URBANA, ILL.—Open medications and household pesticides remain the most-common reasons for pet bird poisonings, according to a report from the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2004
Last summer, an epizootic of paraquat poisoning caused the deaths of at least seven dogs in Portland, Ore. This epizootic is evidence that this type of poisoning remains a current problem in companion-animal practice in North America.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jul 01, 2004
A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug derived from propionic acid, ibuprofen has analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic effects.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2004
Cleveland -The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' (ASPCA) Animal Poison Control Center rebuts rumors that Swiffer WetJet is toxic to pets that come in contact with recently cleaned floors.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
Baclofen is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 01, 2003

The most common toxicity presenting at our referral center is pyrethroid exposure in felines.