Article published the July 26, 2013
Rectal prolapse can occur in all species of domestic animals, but it is most common in the swine . In pigs, it occurs if support and fixation mechanisms (fascia, muscles, ligaments) are overcome by pressure (straining caused by constipation, diarrhoea, coughing) or the support tissues are weakened (fat or tumour infiltration, genetics, certain drugs or oedema due to mycotoxins, pa ...
Article published the March 13, 2013
The term mycotoxin designates a chemically diverse group of secondary fungal metabolites [1–3], mainly produced by species of the Aspergillus, Penicillium or Fusarium genus [4,5]. Depending on classification, 300–400 mycotoxins are known today . Contamination may occur in the field as well as during (improper) storage and is largely dependent on environmental factors [ ...
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