Poisoning is a frequent problem in domestic animals. Horses are the third most commonly affected species and pesticides are one of the main causes of toxicosis. Here within are reviewed the most frequent toxicoses where it emerges that the main causes are misuse and accidental exposure. Rodenticides, acetylcholinesterase insecticides followed by herbicides are the main cause of toxicosis and effects of emerging chemicals are being reported. Metaldehyde is still a problem, together with methiocarb. No information has been reported on poisoning with pesticide mixtures.
|Titolo:||Long-established and emerging pesticide poisoning in horses|
CALONI, FRANCESCA (Corresponding)
|Parole Chiave:||Horse; Pesticides; Poisoning; Toxico-epidemiology; Equine|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore VET/07 - Farmacologia e Tossicologia Veterinaria|
|Data di pubblicazione:||25-gen-2018|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1111/eve.12887|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|