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Braun, U; Gansohr, B; Seidel, M; Dumelin, J; Wenger, B; Schade, B; Pospischil, A (2008). Diabetes mellitus Typ 1 bei einer Ziege. Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 150(12):608-612.

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Abstract

This case report describes the clinical findings, treatment and outcome of a four-year-old goat with type I diabetes mellitus. Weight loss, polydipsia and polyuria were the main clinical signs. Urinalysis revealed glucosuria, ketonuria and aciduria. The most important haematological and biochemical findings were anaemia attributable to parasitism, hyperglycaemia and hypoinsulinaemia. The goat was treated with insulin administered subcutaneously twice daily for almost four years. The goat developed bronchopneumonia at eight years of age and was euthanased. Postmortem examination showed degeneration of insulin-producing beta-cells of the pancreas.

Other titles:Diabetes mellitus in a goat
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Institute of Veterinary Pathology
05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Veterinary Clinic > Department of Small Animals > Clinic for Small Animal Internal Medicine
05 Vetsuisse Faculty > Veterinary Clinic > Department of Farm Animals > Clinic for Ruminants
DDC:570 Life sciences; biology
630 Agriculture
Uncontrolled Keywords:Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Pankreas, Ziege, Diabetes mellitus, goat insulin, pancreas
Language:German
Date:December 2008
Deposited On:16 Jan 2009 15:31
Last Modified:27 Nov 2013 17:21
Publisher:Hans Huber
ISSN:0036-7281
Publisher DOI:10.1024/0036-7281.150.12.608
PubMed ID:19034845
Citations:Web of Science®. Times Cited: 2
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Scopus®. Citation Count: 4

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