Effect of supplementary feeding of vitamin K1 on difethialone treated Indian gerbil, Tatera indica Hardwicke in laboratory.

@article{Chaudhary2004EffectOS,
  title={Effect of supplementary feeding of vitamin K1 on difethialone treated Indian gerbil, Tatera indica Hardwicke in laboratory.},
  author={Vipin Chaudhary and Ravi S. Tripathi and F S Poonia},
  journal={Indian journal of experimental biology},
  year={2004},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={297-302}
}
Two dosages (1 and 2 mg/kg) of vitamin K1 supplementation for 5 and 15 days were given to Indian gerbil T. indica fed on difethialone bait (0.0025%) for one day. The results indicated that the lower dosage could not reverse the anticoagulation process, however the period of mortality was considerably increased from 3-9 days (in control) to 5-14 days (5 days supplementation regime). Subsequently when the vitamin K1 dosage was doubled and given for 15 days, there was 100% reversal of… CONTINUE READING