Seneciosis in cattle associated with photosensitization

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Giaretta,Paula R.; Panziera,Welden; Galiza,Glauco J.A.; Brum,Juliana S.; Bianchi,Ronaldo M.; Hammerschmitt,Márcia E.; Bazzi,Talissa; Barros,Claudio S.L.;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal (CBPA)
  • Journal: Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira (issn: 1678-5150)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S0100-736X2014000500007
  • Subject: seneciosis | plant poisoning | Asteraceae | liver | fígado | intoxicação por plantas | Plantas tóxicas | SF600-1100 | seneciose | photosensitization | fotossensibilização | cattle disease | Senecio brasiliensis | doenças de bovinos | Veterinary medicine | Poisonous plants

Senecio spp. poisoning is the main cause of cattle mortality in the central region of Rio Grande do Sul. This paper reports an outbreak of seneciosis in cattle with high prevalence of photosensitization, where 83 out of 162 cows (51.3%) presented this clinical sign. The... View more