PMID: 7182502Dec 1, 1982

The minimal effective dose of activated charcoal in the treatment of sheep poisoned with the cardiac glycoside containing plant Moraea polystachya (Thunb) KER-GAWL

Journal of the South African Veterinary Association
J P Joubert, R A Schultz

Abstract

The approximate minimal effective dose of activated charcoal, given to sheep 12 h after the administration of a lethal dose of Moreae polystachya, was found to be 2 g/kg. Serum cation levels remained within normal limits throughout the experiment.

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Moraea polystachya
Dall Sheep
Sheep Diseases
Cardiac Glycosides
Activated Charcoal
Cations
Cardiac Glycoside [EPC]
Sheep antigen
Plant Poisoning
Polystachya

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