Nephrotoxicity in lambs apparently caused by experimental feeding withNarthecium ossifragum

  title={Nephrotoxicity in lambs apparently caused by experimental feeding withNarthecium ossifragum},
  author={Arne Fl{\aa}\oyen and Bj\orn Bratberg and H. Gr\onst\ol},
  journal={Veterinary Research Communications},
Seven lambs were fed a mixture of bog plants containing 15 g (wet matter)Narthecium ossifragum per kg live weight for 10 consecutive days. Their serum creatinine concentration increased from day 1 to 4 but then fell to normal by day 6 after feeding started. In the same animals, the serum magnesium concentration was increased on days 3, 4 and 5. Histopathological examination of the kidneys of 2 lambs killed after being fed 25 gN. ossifragum per kg live weight for one day revealed tubular… CONTINUE READING

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