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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 9, Issue 3 (2020)

Embelia tserium-cottom toxicity in Malnad Gidda Cattle: Haemetobichemistry, Pathomorphology and Therapy

Author(s):

NB Shridhar

Abstract:
Toxicity episode of Embelia tserium-cottom was observed in Malnad Gidda cattle. The clinical signs were severe anorexia, constipation, ascites, anasarca, perineal edema, brisket edema and death in Malnad Gidda cattle which consumed the plant leaves. This study confirmed the plant as a cause for the clinical syndrome of perineal edema which was an obscure disease. There was a damage to kidney and liver with an increase in serum creatinine, BUN, AST and ALT. In post mortem it was observed that there was a damage to most of the vital organs like kidney, heart, liver, lungs had lesions followed by the histological changes. Ailing animals were treated with symptomatically with administration with balanced electrolytes, B-complex vitamins, activated charcoal, isoflupredone, frusemide etc. with poor recovery rate.

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How to cite this article:
NB Shridhar. Embelia tserium-cottom toxicity in Malnad Gidda Cattle: Haemetobichemistry, Pathomorphology and Therapy. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2020;9(3):447-453.

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