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Table 8 Mineral status in the sera of the experimental lambs

From: Natural chemotherapeutic alternatives for controlling of haemonchosis in sheep

Element Day C I I + Mix1 I + Mix2 SD Significance of effect
Treatment I vs. I + Mix1 I vs. I + Mix2 Time Treatment × time
Zn (mg/L) 22 0.476 0.462 0.567 0.591 0.07 * NS NS *** NS
37 0.548 0.477 0.512 0.519 0.03   NS NS   
51 0.590 0.512 0.542 0.582 0.04   NS NS   
70 0.687 0.590 0.548 0.682 0.07   NS NS   
Fe (mg/L) 22 1.317 0.510 1.089 0.789 0.35 *** * NS *** *
37 1.575 0.724 0.975 0.935 0.37   NS NS   
51 2.120 0.998 1.180 1.536 0.49   NS NS   
70 2.188 0.618 1.665 1.585 0.66   *** ***   
Cu (mg/L) 22 0.774 0.651 0.834 0.841 0.09 NS ** ** *** NS
37 0.773 0.696 0.724 0.732 0.03   NS NS   
51 0.817 0.730 0.810 0.795 0.04   NS NS   
70 0.835 0.876 0.810 0.873 0.03   NS NS   
  1. 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 < 0.01, *** P < 0.001