HAEMATO-BIOCHEMICAL CHANGES IN CAMELS INFESTED WITH MANGE DURING WINTER AND SUMMER SEASON
Journal Year: 2006
Journal Month: December
Published On: 11-10-2018 07:06:00
Article DOI:

Gorakh Mal, D. Suchitra Sena and M.S. Sahani
Nationl Research Centre on Camel, PB No. 07, Bikaner-334001, Rajasthan, INDIA


ABSTRACT


The present work was aimed to study the haemato-biochemical alteration in mange infested camels in comparison to the normal healthy camels during winter and summer seasons. There was significant (P<0.01) decrease in haemoglobin (Hb) and neutrophils, while a significant increase in eosinophils, lymphocytes, aspartate aminotransaminase (AST), alanine aminotransaminase (ALT), triglycerides, urea and glucose were seen in mange infected camels during winter season. During summer season decrease in albumin content and an increase in total leucocyte counts (TLC), eosinophils, monocytes, AST, ALT, triglycerides, urea was observed. This study indicated that winter is most conducive for spread of mange infection and treatment during this period should be supplemented with supportive therapy along with acaricides.
Key words: Acaricide, camels, haemato-biochemical, mange, season


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