Cardiac glycoside intoxication

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A sheep exhibiting the typical krimpsiekte posture - feet close together, back arched and the head down

Term: 2013
Published: November 25, 2013
Revised: February 24, 2014

Southern Africa is well known for the diversity and beauty of its flora.  It is perhaps ironical, but not entirely unexpected, that the subcontinent should also be ‘blessed’ with a possibly unequalled variety of poisonous plants and toxic fungi.

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Prof Christo Botha

Prof Christo Botha

Prof Christo Botha is Head of the Department of Paraclinical Sciences, Pharmacology and Toxicology Section, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

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