Article Id: ARCC1249 | Page : 224 - 225
Citation :- TOXICITY OF IMIDACLOPRID IN BUFFALOES.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2010.(44):224 - 225
N.B. Shridhar
Address : Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology Veterinary College, KVAFSU, Hebbal, Bangalore-560 024, India


The present study revealed the natural toxicity of a neonicotinoid insecticide imidacloprid
on buffaloes which expressed the clinical signs of frothy salivation, in-coordination to move,
stiff gait and dyspnoea. The haematological parameters like haemoglobin, packed cell volume
(PCV), total erythrocyte count (TEC), total leucocyte count (TLC) and differential leucocyte
counts(DLC) were not altered in the affected animals. There was no change in the concentrations
of serum creatinine, blood urea nitrogen (BUN) except a slight increase in aspartate
aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase (ALT) concentrations


Imidacloprid Buffalo Toxicity


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