Experimental intoxication by larvae of Perreyia flavipes Konow, 1899 (Hymenoptera: Pergidae) in pigs and some aspects on its biology.

@article{Soares2001ExperimentalIB,
  title={Experimental intoxication by larvae of Perreyia flavipes Konow, 1899 (Hymenoptera: Pergidae) in pigs and some aspects on its biology.},
  author={Mauro Pereira Soares and Franklin Riet-Correa and David R. Smith and Manoel do Carmo Pereira Soares and M R Cejas M{\'e}ndez and A L Brandolt},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={669-78}
}
Two pigs were dosed with 5 and 10g/kg bw of fresh Perreyia flavipes larvae collected at the municipality of Pelotas. Two other pigs were dosed with 0.87 and 1.7g/kg of dry P. flavipes (equivalent to 5 and 10g/kg bw of fresh larvae). Another pig was dosed with 0.17g/kg of dry larvae, daily, during 20d. Forty-eight hours after the ingestion, all pigs that ingested single doses showed clinical signs and marked rise in serum aspartate aminotransferase. Alanine aminotransferase and gamma… CONTINUE READING