Changes in Blood Cellular Components, Serum Chemical Values and Serum Enzyme Activities in Korean Native Cattle infested with Fasciola hepatica

간질감염(肝蛭感染)이 한우혈액(韓牛血液)의 구성성분(構成成分)에 미치는 영향(影響)

  • 위성하 (전남가축위생시험소 순천지부) ;
  • 박승주 (전남가축위생시험소 순천지부) ;
  • 이정길 (전남대학교 수의과대학)
  • Received : 1988.01.27
  • Published : 1988.04.30


Some hematological and biochemical indices were assayed in Korean native cattle naturally harbouring Fasciola hepatica infection and compared with uninfected controls. Affected animals revealed reduction in total erythrocyte count and hemoglobin content, and increase in total leukocyte count. Infected cattle had significantly lower levels of serum total protein, serum albumin and magnesium. Significantly higher values were obtained for the serum enzymes aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase.