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Pathogenesis of infectious bronchitis nephritis. 2. Studies of water and electrolyte balance in colostomised chickens.
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PMID:  18766944     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Water and electrolyte balance was examined throughout the course of an experimental infection with T strain infectious bronchitis virus in colostomised chickens. Significant losses of water and negative sodium and potassium balances were observed. The major change in the electrolyte balance was the increased output of sodium in urine and this was associated with a diuresis. A decrease in food intake was the most important contribution to the negative potassium balance. Death resulted from acute renal failure. The implication of the results for electrolyte replacement therapy is discussed and a method for colostomies in birds weighing less than 0.5 kg is described.
R J Condron; A T Marshall
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Avian pathology : journal of the W.V.P.A     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0307-9457     ISO Abbreviation:  Avian Pathol.     Publication Date:  1985 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-03     Completed Date:  2008-09-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8210638     Medline TA:  Avian Pathol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  509-20     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Agriculture, Veterinary Research Institute, Parkville, Vic., Australia.
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