Skunk musk causes methemoglobin and Heinz body formation in vitro.

@article{Fierro2013SkunkMC,
  title={Skunk musk causes methemoglobin and Heinz body formation in vitro.},
  author={Brittney R Fierro and Dalen W. Agnew and Ann E Duncan and Andreas F. Lehner and M. A. Scott},
  journal={Veterinary clinical pathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={291-300}
}
BACKGROUND A captive Red Panda developed a regenerative anemia with Heinz bodies after being sprayed by a skunk. A definite cause-and-effect relationship between skunk musk and oxidative erythrocyte damage has not been reported, but it was suspected in one reported case of a dog with Heinz body hemolytic anemia. OBJECTIVE The objective was to determine… CONTINUE READING