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Austral journal of veterinary sciences

versión impresa ISSN 0719-8000versión On-line ISSN 0719-8132


LOHSE, Jorge C. et al. Pyrrolizidine alkaloid toxicosis and hepatic encephalopathy in horses in Easter Island, Chile. Austral j. vet. sci. [online]. 2018, vol.50, n.2, pp.107-110. ISSN 0719-8000.

A group of horses died in Easter Island following anorexia, weight loss and neurological signs. Similar cases have occurred since the introduction of a plant containing pirrolizidine alkaloid to the island. This study describes the grazing behaviour of the horses and the potential correlation with the development of these horses clinical signs.

Palabras clave : pyrrolizidine alkaloid; Crotalaria spp.; hepatopathy; monocrotaline.

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