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Photosensitization problems in livestock

, : Photosensitization problems in livestock. Veterinary Clinics of North America. Food Animal Practice 5(2): 301-323

A review of mechanisms of photosensitization, clinical signs in various species, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Accession: 001909008

PMID: 2667709

DOI: 10.1016/S0749-0720(15)30978-6

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