Description    St. George Disease or Marree Disease in Australian cattle and horses is caused by ingestion of some species of the annual herbaceous Australian-native plant genus PIMELEA.
Species   Bovine, Equine
Signs   Anorexia, Coughing, Diarrhea, Dullness, Dyspnea, Head, face, ears, jaw, nose, nasal, swelling, Mucoid nasal discharge, Pale, Peripheral venous distention, Skin edema, Tachycardia, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Weight loss
References   Wilson S-J. Pimelea trichostachya poisoning (St George disease) in horses. Aust Vet J 2007;85:201 [Web Reference]
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