Equine laminitis induced with oligofructose.

  title={Equine laminitis induced with oligofructose.},
  author={Andrew W van Eps and Christopher Charles Pollitt},
  journal={Equine veterinary journal},
  volume={38 3},
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY Experimental induction of equine laminitis with a reliable and clinically relevant model should facilitate understanding of the disease. Successful induction with oligofructose (OF) could link pasture consumption to laminitis. OBJECTIVES To determine whether alimentary administration of OF induces laminitis. METHODS Twelve horses were dosed with OF and 6 received a sham (placebo) treatment. Clinical observations were made and blood collected at 4 h intervals… CONTINUE READING

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