Acta Vet. Brno 2011, 80: 235-239

Spontaneous poisoning of goats by the plant Ipomoea sericophylla (Convolvulaceae) in Brazil – a case report

Fábio de S. Mendonça1, Joaquim Evêncio-Neto1, Raquel F. de Albuquerque1, David Driemeir2, Lázaro M. Camargo3, Renata G. S. Dória3, Fabiana M. Boabaid4, Flávio Henrique B. Caldeira4, Edson M. Colodel4

1Department of Animal Morphology and Physiology, Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil
2Department of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
3Faculty of Agrarian Science, University of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso, Brazil
4Department of Veterinary Medical Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil


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