Electrocardiographic patterns in New Zealand White Rabbits under induced cold stress

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0555.2015.00094.1    | Article Id: B-2670 | Page : 550-552
Citation :- Electrocardiographic patterns in New Zealand White Rabbits under induced cold stress.Indian Journal of Animal Research.2015.(49):550-552
Juneet Kour, JafrinAra Ahmed and Ovais Aarif ovaisaarif@gmail.com
Address : Division of Veterinary Physiology, F.V.S.c. & A.H., R.S. Pura, Jammu-180 001, India.


A study was conducted on twelve clinically normal and healthy New Zealand White rabbits of both sexes, weighing between 2-3 kg, and aged between 1-3 years to observe electrocardiogram and its changes during cold stress. The heart rate decreasednon significantly with fall in temperature.During cold stress no significant changes were observed in the amplitude and duration of waves from the normal but there was a characteristic appearance of ‘J’ wave at -12°C that was prominent at -15°C.


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