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Effect of Vandyl Sulphate on Blood Glucose Utilization in Sheep

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Author(s): Mohammed H. Al-Nazawi

Journal: Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances
ISSN 1680-5593

Volume: 5;
Issue: 8;
Start page: 659;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: Glucose | vandyl sulphate | tolerance | serum | sheep

ABSTRACT
Intramuscular administration of vandyl sulphate at a dose of 10 and 20 mg kg 1 body weight for 6 days in sheep serum glucose levels at 50-53 mg dL 1, compared to 60-71 mg dL 1in their respective controls. Performance of glucose tolerance test indicated that total amount of glucose administered got utilized in 3 h in vandyl treated animals compared to 6 h in control. Vandyl sulphate used in the above specified doses was well tolerated in sheep.
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