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Table 6 Least square means ± Standard Error of some liver and kidney function tests in buffalo calves with abomasal impaction compared with clinically healthy controls

From: Significance of clinical observations and biochemical alterations in buffalo calves with dietary abomasal impaction

Variables Control (n = 10) Survivors (n = 11) Non-Survivors (n = 9)
AST (U/L) 58.05 ± 0.6a 68.45 ± 1.23b 80.98 ± 4.9c
GGT (U/L) 50.90 ± 0.53a 60.18 ± 1.24b 69.63 ± 3.4c
SDH (U/L) 12.07 ± 0.4a 27.09 ± 1.41b 32.00 ± 4.3b
Total bilirubin (μmol/L) 7.27 ± 0.03a 7.47 ± 0.024b 7.78 ± 0.1c
Total protein (g/L) 68.55 ± 0.51a 78.90 ± 0.81b 84.80 ± 1.69c
Albumin (g/L) 39.24 ± 0.30a 45.64 ± 0.75b 51.13 ± 2.92c
Urea (mmol/L) 12.21 ± 0.24a 28.27 ± 1.24b 36.22 ± 3.55c
Creatinine (μmol/L) 61.44 ± 0.67a 76.18 ± 1.6b 97.62 ± 6.24c
  1. a, b, c: Variables with different superscript within the same row are significantly different at P < 0.05. AST aspartate amino transferase, GGT gamma-glutamyl transferase, SDH Sorbitol dehydrogenase