BIOCHEMICAL CHANGES DURING PREGNANCY IN BITCHES*

Article Id: ARCC2398 | Page : 294-295
Citation :- BIOCHEMICAL CHANGES DURING PREGNANCY IN BITCHES*.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2008.(42):294-295
A. Vijayarajan1, V. Vijayanand2 and J. Rajasekaran3
Address : Veterinary University Peripheral Hospital , TANUVAS, Madhavaram Milk Colony, Chennai-600 051, India

Abstract

Early pregnancy diagnosis in biches can also be made based on the biochemical changes
namely decreasing plasma protein and albumin levels in the 1st (0-23 days) and 2nd (24-42 days)
trimester of pregnancy and elevated fibrinogen levels in the 1st and first half of 2nd trimester (24-
32 days), in addition to abdominal palpation and ultrasonography.

Keywords

Biochemical changes pregnancy bitch.

References

  1. Concannon, P.W. et al. (1983). Am. J. Vet. Res., 44:1819-1821.
  2. Dunlop, J.S. and Dickson, V.W.M. (1955). Am. J. Vet. Res., 58:91-95.
  3. Jain, N.C. (1986). Schalm’s Veterinary Haematology. 4th edn., Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia.
  4. King, P.R.N. and King, E.J. (1954). J. Clin. Path., 7:322.
  5. Snedecor, G.W. and Cochran, W.G. (1994). Statistical Methods. 8th edn., Iowa State University Press, Iowa, USA.
  6. Toal, R.L. et al. (1986). Vet. Radiol., 27:102-108.
  7. Varley, H. (1980). Practical Clinical Biochemistry. 5th edn., William Hienemann Medical Books Ltd., London.
  8. Wooton, I.D.P. (1964). Micro-analysis in Medical Biochemistry. 4th edn., J and A Churchill Ltd., London.

Global Footprints