Ricardo Antônio Amaral de Lemos

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The aim of this work was to study the effects of protodioscin ingestion in two different flocks of sheep: a flock of 23 crossbreed Mato Grosso do Sul Native sheep raised on Brachiaria spp. pastures from birth (experienced flock) in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul; and another flock (naïve flock) of 18 crossbred Dorper × Santa Inês sheep raised in the state(More)
Lead poisoning is described in a herd of 120 Nelore cows of which 35 were affected. All affected cows died after a clinical course of 2-7 d with clinical signs related to cortical neurological disturbances. The source of Pb was fumes from a car battery recycling plant which has had a failure in its filtering system. Lead concentrations in liver and kidneys(More)
Enterolobium contortisiliquum (Leg. Mimosoidae) is reported as a poisonous plant related to photosensitization and photodermatitis, digestive disturbs and abortion. To date, the clinical and pathological features of photosensitization has not been reproduced or only reproduced associated with very mild presentations. The objective of this study was to(More)
The ingestion of pods of Enterolobium contortisiliquum is associated with digestive disturbances, photosensitivity and abortion in domestic ruminants. This experiment was designed to test the hypothesis that digestive disturbances in this toxicosis are really caused by acute ruminal acidosis. Three sheep fed large doses (10-15 g/kg/body weight [bw]) of E.(More)
A case of granulomatous leptomeningitis caused by Cryptococcus neoformans is described in a 2-year-old mixedbreed, female goat which presented acute neurological signs including ataxia, nystagmus, bilateral blindness, opisthotonus, hyperesthesia, and spastic paresis of forelimbs. Granulomatous inflammation was detected in the pia arachnoid covering the(More)
A case of hepatogenous chronic copper toxicosis associated with ingestion of Brachiaria decumbens in a 4-yearold female is reported in a goat from a herd of approximately 1,000 goats of different categories, all grazing in a pasture consisting exclusively of B. decumbens. The goat had chronic weight loss, dehydration, and apathy. Just prior to death it(More)
The journey of high frequency ventilation (HFV) as a laboratory curiosity in search of clinical applications is illustrated by the paper of Pfenninger and Gerber in the last issue of Intensive Care Medicine [1]. They describe their experience with a high frequency ventilation modali ty in human neonates with hyaline membrane disease (HMD) which we have(More)
Bacha F.B., Pupin R.C., Leal P.V., Carvalho N.M., Franco G.L., Ítavo C.C.B.F., Riet-Correa F. & Lemos R.A.A. 2017. Experimental poisoning by Enterolobium contortisiliquum in sheep. Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira 37(1):23-30. Laboratório de Anatomia Patológica, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul,(More)