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pertaining to, characteristic of, or derived from sheep.


Relating to sheep; sheeplike.
[L. ovinus, relating to a sheep]

digoxin immune FAB, ovine

a preparation of antigen-binding fragments derived from specific antidigoxin antibodies produced in sheep that have been immunized with digoxin coupled as a hapten to human serum albumin. It is used as an antidote to life-threatening digoxin and digitoxin overdose and is administered intravenously.
indications It is prescribed for the treatment of life-threatening digoxin or digitoxin toxicity.
contraindications Use of this product should be restricted to patients who are in shock or cardiac arrest or show signs of severe ventricular arrhythmias, progressive bradycardia, or potassium concentrations exceeding 5 mEq/L.
adverse effects Among reported adverse reactions are low cardiac output, congestive heart failure exacerbated by withdrawal of the inotropic effect of digoxin, rapid ventricular response caused by withdrawal of the digitalis effect, and possible hypokalemia.


pertaining to, characteristic of, or derived from sheep.

ovine atopic dermatitis
symmetrical erythema, alopecia, lichenification, excoriation on woolless areas; sporadic cases, recur each summer.
ovine balanoposthitis
see enzootic balanoposthitis.
ovine encephalomyelitis
enzootic ovine abortion
see enzootic abortion of ewes.
ovine genital campylobacteriosis
see vibrionic abortion.
infectious ovine keratoconjunctivitis
see contagious ophthalmia.
ovine interdigital dermatitis
see interdigital dermatitis.
ovine pneumonic complex
involves one or more of the following pathogens: parainfluenza 3 virus, Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae, Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Chlamydophila spp.
ovine progressive pneumonia
see maedi.
ovine pulmonary adenomatosis
see ovine pulmonary adenomatosis.
ovine respiratory syncytial virus
a syncytium-forming virus; the cause of pneumonia lesions in sheep.
ovine staphylococcal dermatitis
see ovine staphylococcal dermatitis.
ovine staphylococcal pyoderma
see ovine staphylococcal dermatitis.
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Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Four Ovine Breeds of Cholistan Desert of Pakistan.
High levels of congenital transmission of Toxoplasma gondii in longitudinal and cross-sectional studies on sheep farms provide evidence of vertical transmission in ovine hosts.
The provisional MRLs now showing in Table 1, EU Regulation No 37/2010 for eprinomectin, set for Ovine and Caprine species, applicable to muscle, fat, liver, kidney and milk, will expire on 30 June 2016.
The upstream region (between -654 and +51 bp) of ovine IFNT gene (IFN[tau]-o10; Nephew et al.
The effect of two semen extenders: Glucose Tris and Ovine Freezing Buffer (UA 466/ 005238) on the motility and cytoplasmic membrane integrity of spermatozoa during the freezing process was evaluated.
On 26 June 2007, the Commission adopted Regulation 727/2007 laying down certain provisions easing the animal health measures applicable to TSE-affected ovine and caprine flocks.
French plans to impose tough new rules for lamb carcase trimming as a safeguard against a possible ovine form of BSE harming humans are being seen by traders as a serious threat to market stability.
They can remember over 50 different sheep faces for years, and they pine for absent ovine and human friends, British researchers found.
vivax in ovine and bovine farms located in two counties of Aragua State (Camatagua and San Casimiro) and one of Guarico State (Roscio), as well as the determination of trypanosomosis agriecoepidemiology.
This experiment was conducted to evaluate: 1) eNOS immunolocalization; and 2) co-localization of eNOS and VEGF in ovine CL throughout the estrous cycle.
That is the final ovine submission to the White House policy.