AFLATOXIN TOXICITY, AFLATOXICOSIS IN DOGS
 
Description    Aflatoxins are mycotoxins mainly produced by ASPERGILLUS. Dogs developed liver damage caused by aflatoxin-contaminated diets.
 
Species   Canine
 
Signs   Abdominal distention, Abnormal behavior, aggression, changing habits, Anorexia, Ascites, Bloody stools, feces, hematochezia, Colic, Coma, Constant or increased vocalization, Dehydration, Diarrhea, Dullness, Epistaxis, Generalized weakness, Head, face, ears, jaw, nose, nasal, swelling, Hematemesis, Hematuria, Hemorrhage of any body part or clotting failure, Hepatosplenomegaly, Icterus, Inability to stand, Melena or occult blood in feces, stools, Oliguria or anuria, Pain on external abdominal pressure, Petechiae, ecchymoses, purpura, Polydipsia, Polyuria, Red or brown urine, Seizures or syncope, Skin edema, Sudden death, Underweight, poor condition, thin, emaciated, unthriftiness, ill thrift, Vomiting or regurgitation, Weight loss
 
References   Thawley V. Acute Liver Injury and Failure. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 2017;47:617 [Web Reference]
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