Experimental Onion-Induced Hemolytic Anemia in Dogs

@article{Harvey1985ExperimentalOH,
  title={Experimental Onion-Induced Hemolytic Anemia in Dogs},
  author={John W Harvey and D G Rackear},
  journal={Veterinary Pathology},
  year={1985},
  volume={22},
  pages={387 - 392}
}
Within one day following a single oral dose of dehydrated onions, dogs were found to have large numbers of Heinz bodies within erythrocytes. The percentage of erythrocytes that contained Heinz bodies increased slightly to a maximum on day 3 and then declined. The turbidity index increased more gradually with a maximal value on day 4. Erythrocytes with hemoglobin contracted to one side of the cell (eccentrocytes) also appeared after onion feeding. Eccentrocytes are believed to result from a… 

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