24-Title: Haematobiochemical alterations associated with enteritis in dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius)
Authors: Shesh Asopa, I Vyas, H Dadhich, A Joshi and S Rani
Source: Ruminant Science (2021)-10(2):363-366.
How to cite this manuscript: Asopa Shesh, Vyas I, Dadhich H, Joshi A and Rani S (2021). Haematobiochemical alterations associated with enteritis in dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius). Ruminant Science 10(2):363-366.
Haematobiochemical parameters of 20 camels (Camelus dromedarius) suffering from enteritis and 20 apparently healthy camels from in and around Bikaner district of Rajasthan were compared for investigation. The overall mean value of PCV, TEC, Neutrophils and Eosinophils were significantly higher whereas MCHC, Monocytes, Lymphocytes and Basophils were significantly lower in animals affected with enteritis as compared to the overall mean values of the apparently healthy camels. The overall mean values of Hb, TLC and MCV were non-significantly higher whereas the overall mean value of MCH was non-significantly lower in camels affected with enteritis as compared to the overall mean values of the apparently healthy camels. The overall mean values of AST, ALT and A/G ratio were significantly higher whereas total protein, albumin and globulin were significantly lower in camels affected with enteritis as compared to the overall mean values of the apparently healthy camels. Enteritis in camels significantly altered the haemato-biochemical profile concurrent with clinical manifestations and hence can be used to assess the severity and prognosis of the disease.
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