Effects of clove oil on haematology and blood chemistry in crusian carp (Carassius auratus)

Clove Oil의 붕어(carassius auratus) 혈액 및 혈액화학치에 대한 영향

  • Kho, Kyoung-Nam (College of Veterinary Medicine and Research Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Jung, Tae-Sung (College of Veterinary Medicine, Gyeongsang National University) ;
  • Heo, Gang-Joon (College of Veterinary Medicine and Research Institute of Veterinary Medicine, Chungbuk National University)
  • 고경남 (충북대학교 수의과대학 및 동물의학연구소) ;
  • 정태성 (경상대학교 수의과대학) ;
  • 허강준 (충북대학교 수의과대학 및 동물의학연구소)
  • Accepted : 2007.12.11
  • Published : 2007.12.30


To determine the effects of anesthesia to clove oil on the secondary stress indices, changes in haematological and blood chemistry were monitored in healthy crucian carps (Carassius auratus). 24 fishes were divided into three groups, and blood was collected before anaesthesia (control group), immediately after anaesthesia at a concentration of 30 mg/l clove oil (anesthetized group), and 24 h after anaesthesia (recovered group). The anesthesia to clove oil significantly increased glucose in anaesthetized group, and constantly decreased lactate dehydrogenase in anaesthetized group and recovered group. However, clove oil had not effect on other biochemical indices. These results suggests that the anesthetic use of clove oil at a concentration of 30 mg/l does not cause irreversible damage in carp.


Supported by : 충북대학교


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