KALANCHOE POISONING IN RUMINANTS
 
Description    Plants of the genus KALANCHOE are found mainly in Africa, Asia, South America, and Australia, but they have also been introduced in the U.S. as ornamentals. They can cause poisoning in ruminants.
 
Species   Bovine, Caprine, Ovine
 
Signs   Arrhythmia, Bloody stools, feces, hematochezia, Cyanosis, Diarrhea, Dyspnea, Inability to stand, Increased respiratory rate, Paraparesis, Seizures or syncope, Sudden death, Tetraparesis, Torticollis
 
References   Smith G. KALANCHOE species poisoning in pets. Vet Med 2004;99:933
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