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Can Vet J. 1984 October; 25(10): 394–399.
PMCID: PMC1790659

Metabolic Acidosis Without Clinical Signs of Dehydration in Young Calves

Abstract

Metabolic acidosis without clinical signs of dehydration was diagnosed in four calves between nine and 21 days of age. In each calf either coma or depression with weakness and ataxia was observed. Two calves had slow deep respirations. Treatment with intravenous administration of solutions of sodium bicarbonate was accompanied by a rise in blood pH and a return to normal demeanor, ambulation and appetites, allowing these calves to return to their respective herds.

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