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Equine Practice
Endotoxaemnia in horses
  1. Rachel Murray

    Rachel Murray graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1990. After completing an internship in equine medicine and surgery at the University of Missouri and a residency in equine surgery at Kansas State University, she returned to Cambridge as equine surgeon. She is now based at the Animal Health Trust where her current research interest is carpal osteochondral pathology. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Abstract

ENDOTOXAEMIA is the presence of endotoxin in the blood. The term is also used to describe the clinical syndrome associated with circulating endotoxins which, without appropriate management, can result in serious disease, shock and, potentially, death of the animal.

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