Ideally, all birds would undergo testing for infectious and toxic causes of torticollis, including West Nile virus and lead toxicosis
, in addition to advanced imaging to assess for sequelae of TBI, but limited funding at the rehabilitation center prevented this.
Based on the patient's history, physical examination findings, and diagnostic imaging and cytologic results, the most likely cause of the patient's pericardial effusion was avocado toxicosis
42) A diagnosis of organophosphate or carbamate toxicosis
is difficult to confirm in wild psittacine species because of the lack of published data on normal plasma and cerebral cholinesterase levels, except in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis) and because of inconsistency in testing methodology.
To our knowledge, this is the first case of presumptive xylitol toxicosis
reported in wild birds, in a flock of Cape sugarbirds.
Also, acute toxicosis
and cancer have been attributed to respiratory exposure to mycotoxins.
This histopathological lesion was compatible with mycosis toxicosis
(contamination of food by mycotoxins).
2004), induce paralysis or toxicosis
, and cause physical damage to livestock.
Being exposed to a petroleum-like substance can result in a severe physical reaction called petroleum hydrocarbon toxicosis
, which can cause vomiting, confusion and fever, an RSPCA spokesman said.
of sodium selenite and selenomethionine in lambs.
Clinical and laboratory observations in cases of triiodothyronine toxicosis
confirmed by radioimmunoassay.
Rock salt is also hazardous to cats , can cause burns on paws and potential sodium toxicosis
BECKER SAYS--I've been a homemade dog food girl since vet school, when the free dry food from a major prescription pet food company sickened my dog; I believe it was caused by ethoxyquin toxicosis