Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 53 issue 3 (march 2019) : 408-411

Oxidant-antioxidant status in bovine ephemeral fever

Güzin Camkerten, Ilker Camkerten, Hikmet Ün, Burcu Menekse Balkan, Hüdai Ipek, Abdullah Taskýn, Tekin Sahin
1Aksaray University, Aksaray Technical Sciences Vocational School, Aksaray-Turkey.
Cite article:- Camkerten Güzin, Camkerten Ilker, Ün Hikmet, Balkan Menekse Burcu, Ipek Hüdai, Taskýn Abdullah, Sahin Tekin (2018). Oxidant-antioxidant status in bovine ephemeral fever. Indian Journal of Animal Research. 53(3): 408-411. doi: 10.18805/ijar.B-806.
Bovine ephemeral fever is an economically important viral disease of cattle and water buffalo. In this study, it was aimed to investigate oxidant-antioxidant status in cattle with ephemeral fever disease. A total of 32 Holsteins aged between 12 - 18 months kept under same care and feeding conditions were used. Activities of GPx, CAT and SOD and the levels of TAC, TOS, CP, SH and MDA were measured. Levels of CP and TAC were significantly (p<0,05) higher in IG compared to HG. Levels of SH and CP were significantly (p<0,05) lower and CAT activity were significantly (p<0,05) higher in RG compared with IG. Levels of SH and activity of GPx and were significantly (p<0,05) lower and CAT levels were significantly (p<0,05) higher in RG compared with HG. The results or this experiment suggest a possible relationship between oxidant/antioxidant balance in favor of antioxidants in ephemeral fever in cattle.
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