EFFECT OF MASTITIS ON HAEMATO-BIOCHEMICAL AND PLASMA MINERAL PROFILE IN CROSSBRED CATTLE

DOI: 10.5958/j.0976-0555.48.1.013    | Article Id: B-2509 | Page : 63-66
Citation :- EFFECT OF MASTITIS ON HAEMATO-BIOCHEMICAL AND PLASMA MINERAL PROFILE IN CROSSBRED CATTLE.Indian Journal Of Animal Research.2014.(48):63-66
R. Singh, R.K. Bhardwaj, M.S. Azad and S.A. Beigh
Address : Division of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (SKUAST-J) R.S. Pura, Jammu-181 102, India

Abstract

To study the effect of subclinical and clinical mastitis on haematological, biochemical and mineral profile of crossbred cattle an investigation was carried.  Haematology of animals revealed significantly (P0.05) higher average values of TLC in sub-clinically (9.20x 103/µl) and clinically (9.31x 103/µl) infected animals than healthy animals (6.87x 103/µl). Differential leucocytic count revealed neutrophilia nd lymphopenia in clinical as well as sub-clinical mastitis (SCM). Biochemical estimations of plasma samples from sub-clinically and clinically infected animals revealed higher average values of TPP (8.44 g/dl and 823 g/dl), albumin (2.447 g/dl and 2.31 g/dl), globulin (5.82 g/dl and 5.93 g/dl) and fibrinogen (0.74 g/dl and 1.21 g/dl) compared with control group (7.44 g/dl, 2.94 g/dl and 4.41 g/dl and 0.60 g/dl, respectively). Mineral estimation revealed significant (P0.05) change was observed in inorganic phosphorus, Mg, Na and K levels.

Keywords

Biochemical Fibrinogen Haematology Mastitis Mineral Subclinical.

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