Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) Toxicity in Elephants

Summary Information
Diseases / List of Toxic Diseases / Disease summary
Alternative Names --
Disease Agents Lysergic acid diethylamide. (J22.138.w1, J362.22.w1)
Infectious Agent(s) --
Non-infectious Agent(s)
  • Lysergic acid diethylamide
Physical Agent(s) --
General Description Elephants:

Elephas maximus - Asian Elephant

Clinical signs: 

  • Ataxia. (J362.22.w1)
  • Increased aggression. (J362.22.w1)
  • Death. (J22.138.w1)
Further Information --
Associated Techniques
Host taxa groups /species Further information on Host species has only been incorporated for species groups for which a full Wildpro "Health and Management" module has been completed (i.e. for which a comprehensive literature review has been undertaken). Host species with further information available are listed below:

(List does not contain all other species groups affected by this disease)

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