Comparison of two heavy metal chelators for treatment of lead toxicosis in cockatiels.

@article{Denver2000ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of two heavy metal chelators for treatment of lead toxicosis in cockatiels.},
  author={Mary C. Denver and Lisa A Tell and Frank D Galey and John G. Trupkiewicz and Phillip H. Kass},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2000},
  volume={61 8},
  pages={
          935-40
        }
}
  • Mary C. Denver, Lisa A Tell, +2 authors Phillip H. Kass
  • Published 2000
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • American journal of veterinary research
  • OBJECTIVE To compare efficacy and safety of meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) and Ca EDTA for treatment of experimentally induced lead toxicosis in cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus). ANIMALS 137 (69 females, 68 males) healthy cockatiels between 6 months and 8 years old. PROCEDURE Lead toxicosis was induced by placing lead shot in the gastrointestinal tract. Treatment with Ca EDTA (40 mg/kg of body weight, IM, q 12 h), DMSA (40 or 80 mg/kg, PO, q 12 h), and sodium sulfate salts (SSS… CONTINUE READING

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