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Aldicarb poisoning of dogs and cats in Gauteng during 2003

R.S. Verster, C.J. Botha, V. Naidoo, O.L. Van Schalkwyk
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association | Vol 75, No 4 | a479 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/jsava.v75i4.479 | © 2004 R.S. Verster, C.J. Botha, V. Naidoo, O.L. Van Schalkwyk | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 21 June 2004 | Published: 21 June 2004

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R.S. Verster,
C.J. Botha,
V. Naidoo,
O.L. Van Schalkwyk,

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Abstract

A survey of aldicarb poisoning in companion animals was conducted by posting questionnaires to all private practitioners in Gauteng Province, South Africa. The survey was designed to determine the percentage of aldicarb cases seen, treatment regimen, clinical signs observed, proposals for preventative actions and more effective treatments. Other questions included duration of treatment, survival rate, cost to clients, post mortem findings and reasons for poisonings

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Aldicarb; Cats; Dogs; Poisoning; Treatment

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