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Animal poisoning in Europe. Part 3: Wildlife.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19423367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This review article is the third in a series on animal poisoning in Europe and represents a collation of published and non-published wildlife poisoning data from Belgium, France, Greece, Italy and Spain over the last 10 years. Birds, particularly waterfowl and raptors, were more commonly reported as victims of poisoning than wild mammals. In addition to specific but important toxicological disasters, deliberate primary or secondary poisonings are of concern to all countries. Metals (particularly lead arising from sporting/hunting activities) and pesticides (mainly anticholinesterases and anticoagulants) are frequent causes of poisoning, and often have fatal consequences. A more unified and consistent approach throughout European countries to improve the reporting and the analytical confirmation of wildlife poisoning would help to reduce the number of cases of malicious or negligent animal poisoning.
Raimon Guitart; Magda Sachana; Francesca Caloni; Siska Croubels; Virginie Vandenbroucke; Philippe Berny
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-05-06
Journal Detail:
Title:  Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997)     Volume:  183     ISSN:  1532-2971     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. J.     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-17     Completed Date:  2010-04-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9706281     Medline TA:  Vet J     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  260-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Unit of Toxicology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Diseases / chemically induced*,  epidemiology*
Animals, Wild*
Bird Diseases / chemically induced,  epidemiology
Cholinesterase Inhibitors / poisoning
Europe / epidemiology
Lead Poisoning / epidemiology,  veterinary
Pesticides / poisoning
Petroleum / adverse effects
Poisoning / epidemiology,  veterinary*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Cholinesterase Inhibitors; 0/Pesticides; 0/Petroleum
Comment In:
Vet J. 2010 Mar;183(3):241-2   [PMID:  19574071 ]

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