Excessive sulfate and poor water quality as a cause of sudden deaths and an outbreak of diarrhea in horses.

@article{Burgess2010ExcessiveSA,
  title={Excessive sulfate and poor water quality as a cause of sudden deaths and an outbreak of diarrhea in horses.},
  author={B A Burgess and Katharina L. Lohmann and Barry Raymond Blakley},
  journal={The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={277-82}
}
Sudden deaths and an outbreak of diarrhea in horses occurred in southern Saskatchewan in 2006. Five horses died while survivors presented with diarrhea and, in 1 case, acute neurologic signs attributed to hyponatremia. Diagnostic testing of affected horses and environmental testing suggested poor water quality, specifically high salinity and high sulfate… CONTINUE READING