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Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2012 Mar;42(2):219-28, v. doi: 10.1016/j.cvsm.2011.12.009. Epub 2012 Jan 4.

An overview of trends in animal poisoning cases in the United States: 2002-2010.

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  • 1ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, 1717 South Philo Road, Suite 36, Urbana, IL 61802, USA. marykaymclean@aspca.org


Veterinary toxicology is a constantly evolving field. The authors use the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center’s medical record database to examine recent trends in veterinary toxicology/animal poisoning incidents received from 2002 to 2010. The demographics of animals exposed to potentially harmful substances, the types of substances ingested, changes/emerging trends in substance exposures, and trends in therapies used to treat exposures are discussed.

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