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Table 7 Mineral status of serum zinc, iron and copper concentrations (mg/L) 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

Element Day C Hmix Zn Hmix+Zn SD Significance of effects
        Treatment Time Treatment × time
Zinc 7 0.456 0.487 0.539 0.527 0.038 NS ** **
  35 0.727 0.651 1.004 0.759 0.153    
  49 0.751 0.693 0.834 0.740 0.059    
  70 0.773 0.833 0.823 0.871 0.041    
Iron 7 1.370 1.409 1.301 1.306 0.052 NS * NS
  35 0.970 1.267 1.537 1.151 0.238    
  49 0.876 1.351 1.351 1.270 0.228    
  70 1.284 1.827 1.773 1.744 0.251    
Copper 7 0.601 0.641 0.637 0.701 0.041 NS ** NS
  35 0.764 0.787 0.943 0.861 0.081    
  49 0.753 0.759 0.814 0.816 0.034    
  70 0.764 0.861 0.844 0.826 0.042    
  1. C control, Hmix Herbmix, Zn Zn-glycinate, Hmix + Zn Herbmix and Zn-glycinate, NS not significant * P < 0.01, ** P < 0.001