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Hypovitaminosis A in feedlot cattle.
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PMID:  3583885     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hypovitaminosis A was diagnosed in a group of feedlot cattle that had been fed a diet low in carotene for 18 months. The primary signs of disease in the cattle were poor weight gain, ataxia, convulsions, night blindness, and total blindness. Serum vitamin A concentrations were used to confirm the diagnosis. The cattle were treated orally and intramuscularly with vitamin A, and the less severely affected herd members recovered rapidly.
A Booth; M Reid; T Clark
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association     Volume:  190     ISSN:  0003-1488     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1987 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-16     Completed Date:  1987-07-16     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503067     Medline TA:  J Am Vet Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1305-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cattle Diseases / etiology*,  pathology
Vitamin A Deficiency / pathology,  veterinary*

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