Brodifacoum poisoning in a dog

Brodifacoum poisoning in a dog
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I was very interested to read Karen Booth`s recent article entitled `Brodifacoum poisoning in a dog. The article highlighted the use of the `second generation` anticoagulant rodenticides and discussed the difficulties of treatment. J.L. Grayson, Peninsula Veterinary Services, 743 Whangaparaoa Road, Whangaparaoa Received 24th July, 1989 In Table I, I presume that the whole blood clotting time (WBCT) on day 29 of treatment was 1 and not 10 minutes, thus indicating that therapy could safely be stopped. I was surprised to read that VIT K1 in tablet form was unavailable. We replenished our supply of Konakion VIT K1 10mg tablets from our Auckland wholesaler last week (July 89) with a March 1993 dating. I was also interested to read that Karen Booth had elected…

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