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Table 6 Antioxidant status in lambs infected with H. contortus in the experimental groups

From: Effects of herbal nutraceuticals and/or zinc against Haemonchus contortus in lambs experimentally infected

Parameter Day C Hmix Zn Hmix+Zn SD    
        Treatment Time Treatment × time
GPx 7 41.2 50.8 45.4 44.2 13.21 NS *** NS
(U/mL) 35 20.3 23.4 29.3 24.7 8.59    
  49 25.9 25.4 34.7 21.6 6.07    
  70 28.1 40.1 42.8 30.4 8.20    
MDA 7 0.234 0.214 0.209 0.196 0.063 * ** NS
(μmol/L) 35 0.225 0.225 0.214 0.188 0.046    
  49 0.259 0.248 0.271 0.267 0.049    
  70 0.299 0.195 0.190 0.217 0.060    
TAC 7 0.292 0.254 0.276 0.258 0.042 NS *** NS
(mmol/L) 35 0.292 0.290 0.262 0.288 0.029    
  49 0.319 0.318 0.309 0.338 0.025    
  70 0.337 0.340 0.333 0.347 0.029    
SH groups 7 0.291 0.287 0.299 0.296 0.030 ** *** NS
(mmol/L) 35 0.329 0.369 0.352 0.344 0.034    
  49 0.316 0.333 0.390 0.332 0.037    
  70 0.326 0.347 0.388 0.368 0.050    
  1. C control, Hmix Herbmix, Zn Zn-glycinate, Hmix + Zn Herbmix and Zn-glycinate, GPx blood glutathione peroxidase, MDA serum malondialdehyde, TAC total antioxidant capacity, SH sulfhydryl, NS not significant
  2. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001