Transport Tetany in Ruminants
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Parturient paresis, also called milk fever, can cause flaccid paralysis and circulatory collapse in dairy cows during or soon after parturition. Serum calcium levels must be corrected as soon as possible by administering intravenous calcium gluconate slowly over 10-20 minutes. Which of the following signs is most consistent with too-rapid administration of intravenous calcium administration?