toxaemia


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Related to toxaemia: toxaemia of pregnancy, septicemia

toxaemia

(US), toxemia
1. a condition characterized by the presence of bacterial toxins in the blood
2. the condition in pregnancy of pre-eclampsia or eclampsia
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Pregnancy impairs ketone body disposal in late gestating ewes: Implications for onset of pregnancy toxaemia. Res Vet Sci 2006; 81:254-64.
The babies were big, macrosomia 28 cases, footling in 7 cases and 4 of the patients had Pre-Eclamptic Toxaemia [PET] all were delivered by CS.
Whom did Dermot O'Leary replace as condition toxaemia? presenter of The X Factor in 2007?
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At this stage if the disease goes unrecognised, the temperature, pulse and respiration are increased and the animal may die from septicaemia and toxaemia.
Spontaneous rupture of liver neoplasms, including cavernous haemangiomata [11], has also been described in the absence of pre-eclampsia toxaemia (PET), and the pathophysiology in these cases may be varied.
Suggested mechanisms include metabolic disturbances, hyperpyrexia, dehydration and electrolyte imbalance, toxaemia and nonspecific cerebral changes in the form of oedema and haemorrhage.
Besides the diseases included Entero Toxaemia Peste de Pestitis Ruminants (PPR), Foot & Mouth, Anthrax, Contagious Pleuro Pneumonia (CPP) in small Animals (Sheep and Goat) from nearest veterinary Hospitals/ Dispensaries/Veterinary centre in time.
Weighing 5lb 12oz (2.61 kg), the baby was delivered by caesarean section because her mother, Lesley Brown, was suffering from toxaemia.
Medics had to carry out an emergency Caesarean on her 18-year-old mother, Caroline, when toxaemia and high blood pressure put the expectant mum's life on the line.
Risks start in ewe pregnancy, when toxaemia can be due to energy deficiency, she said.