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Table 7 Antioxidant status in the experimental lambs

From: Natural chemotherapeutic alternatives for controlling of haemonchosis in sheep

Parameter Day C I I + Mix1 I + Mix2 SD Significance of effect
Treatment I vs. I + Mix1 I vs. I + Mix2 Time Treatment × time
TAC 22 0.552 0.537 0.538 0.543 0.055 *** NS NS NS NS
(mmol/L) 37 0.593 0.508 0.562 0.568 0.060   NS NS   
51 0.667 0.502 0.517 0.535 0.102   NS NS   
70 0.560 0.458 0.550 0.548 0.075   NS NS   
SOD 22 2020 3139 2705 3048 731.9 *** NS NS * NS
(U/g Hb) 37 2566 3572 3510 3768 1271   NS NS   
51 2288 3592 3510 4206 1002   NS NS   
70 2865 3859 3895 3764 974.4   NS NS   
GPx 22 0.114 0.109 0.108 0.101 0.038 *** NS NS *** NS
(U/mL) 37 0.101 0.052 0.064 0.055 0.030   NS NS   
51 0.091 0.075 0.051 0.053 0.022   NS NS   
70 0.092 0.076 0.044 0.055 0.030   NS NS   
  1. TAC total antioxidant capacity of serum, SOD superoxide dismutase activity in erythrocytes, GPx glutathione peroxidase activity in serum, C control uninfected animals, I infected animals, I + Mix1 infected animals with Mix1, I + Mix2 infected animals with Mix2, NS not significant
  2. * P < 0.05, *** P < 0.001