Monensin Toxicosis

Monday, August 28, 2017

(NY) Monensin toxicosis has been presumptively diagnosed in dead heifers from a NY dairy farm based upon histopathological lesions in multiple animals, elevated cardiac troponin in an antemortem sample, and a lack of other findings to explain sudden deaths in animals without significant gross or histologic lesions. Rumen content and total mixed ration monensin quantitative analysis are consistent with elevated levels in the diet in some samples.

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