Seasonal Hypomagnesemia in reindeer on Kautokeino winter pasture in Finnmark County, Norway

  • Bernt Hoff
  • Arne Rognmo
  • Gustav Havre
  • Hanne Morberg
Keywords: tetany, reindeer, Rangifer tarandus, hypomagnesemia, winter, Kautokeino

Abstract

Hypomagnesemia was diagnosed in reindeer on Kautokeino winter pasture in Finnmark County, Norway. The affected animals were paretic or ataxic. Mean serum magnesium levels were 0.19 +/- 0.20 mm/L (n = 6), compared to a serum Mg level of 0.82 +/- 0.17 mm/L for the reference group.
Published
1993-12-01
How to Cite
HoffB., RognmoA., HavreG., & MorbergH. (1993). Seasonal Hypomagnesemia in reindeer on Kautokeino winter pasture in Finnmark County, Norway. Rangifer, 13(3), 133-136. https://doi.org/10.7557/2.13.3.1055
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