Evidence for marsh mallow (Malva parviflora) toxicosis causing myocardial disease and myopathy in four horses

Jenni Bauquier, Andrew Stent, J Gibney, Ian Jerrett, Jason White, Brett Tennent-Brown, Alexandra Pearce, James Pitt

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    Abstract

    Investigation of toxicosis caused by Malva parviflora was required after 4 horses from the same farm developed severe muscle fasciculations, tachycardia, sweating and periods of recumbency leading to death or euthanasia after ingesting the plant.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)307-313
    Number of pages7
    JournalEquine Veterinary Journal
    Volume49
    Issue number3
    Early online date24 Jun 2016
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

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    Bauquier, J., Stent, A., Gibney, J., Jerrett, I., White, J., Tennent-Brown, B., Pearce, A., & Pitt, J. (2017). Evidence for marsh mallow (Malva parviflora) toxicosis causing myocardial disease and myopathy in four horses. Equine Veterinary Journal, 49(3), 307-313. https://doi.org/10.1111/evj.12604