[affected.gif] Animals most affected
Dogs, (very rarely other species).


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Etiology
Poisoning arises almost exclusively through ingestion of stored rodenticide baits.


[toxic.gif] Toxicity

Oral doses in mg/kg:
LD50 rats 16
  mice 22
  rabbits 15
  dogs 15-20
  cats 20
  cattle 20
  sheep 25
  chickens 30-40
  pigeons 50-100



[clinical.gif] Clinical features
Acute poisoning
gastrointestinal:

respiratory;

neurological:

dermal:

Relatively slow presentation of these clinical signs: over 3 to 10 days.

Chronic Poisoning
(Inciidence is extremely rare today):



[lesions.gif] Lesions


[treatm~1.gif] Treatment
Antidotes (value not fully proven)

Symptomatic treatment


[treatm~1.gif] Laboratory investigations