Key Features

  • Most comprehensive toxicology book available
  • Written in a user-friendly style that makes it easy to master the content
  • Covers poisonings in both large and small domestic animals
  • The Principles of Toxicology section provides comprehensive coverage of concepts & terminology, toxicokinetics, treatments, and regulatory information
  • The Manifestations of Toxicoses section is devoted to differentiating between poisons based on lesions and clinical signs
  • The Classes of Toxicants section offers detailed information on each poison, including sources, risk factors, pathophysiology, clinical signs and lesions, diagnostic testing, and treatment
  • The author is board-certified in toxicology, and the contributors are all toxicologists and educators, ensuring authoritative, up-to-date clinical information

Table of Contents

Part One: Principles of Toxicology
1. Concepts and Terminology
2. Toxicokinetics
3. Treatment
4. Diagnostic Toxicology
5. Regulatory Toxicology
Part Two: Manifestations of Toxicoses
6. Cardiovascular System
7. Dermal System
8. Endocrine System
9. Gastrointestinal System
10. Hematic System
11. Hepatobiliary System
12. Musculoskeletal System
13. Nervous System
14. Renal System
15. Reproductive System
16. Respiratory System
17. Sudden Death
Part Three: Classes of Toxicants
18. Biotoxins
19. Feed-Associated Toxicants
20. Household and Industrial Products
21. Insecticides and Molluscicides
22. Metals and Minerals
23. Mycotoxins
24. Pharmaceuticals
25. Plants
26. Rodenticides and Avicides


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© 2004
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About the author

Konnie Plumlee

Affiliations and Expertise

Arkansas Diagnostic Laboratory, Livestock and Poultry Commission, Little Rock, AR