18-Title: Influence of trypanosomiasis on blood biochemical indices of camel (Camelus dromedarius)

Authors: A Moolchandani and M Sareen

Source: Ruminant Science (2015)-4(2):205-206.

How to cite this manuscript: Moolchandani A and Sareen M (2015). Influence of trypanosomiasis on blood biochemical indices of camel (Camelus dromedarius). Ruminant Science 4(2):205-206.


Blood samples from healthy and trypanosomes infected camels (Camelus dromedarious) were collected and analyzed for plasma glucose, total protein, albumin, urea and bilirubin. Mean plasma glucose, total protein, and albumin were found to be significantly (P<0.05) decreased by 5.87%, 6.66% and 6.80%, respectively in infected compared to healthy camels. The levels of urea and bilirubin did not reveal any significant variations. It can be concluded that the trypanosomiasis leads to hypoglycemia, hypoproteinemia and hypoalbuminemia in camel. 


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