Efficacy of oral and parenteral ketoprofen in lactating cows with endotoxin-induced acute mastitis.

@article{Banting2008EfficacyOO,
  title={Efficacy of oral and parenteral ketoprofen in lactating cows with endotoxin-induced acute mastitis.},
  author={A Banting and Simon Banting and Kirsti Heinonen and Katja M Mustonen},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2008},
  volume={163 17},
  pages={506-9}
}
One hind quarter of 27 healthy lactating cows was infused with 100 microg Escherichia coli endotoxin. Two hours later, nine of the cows were given physiological saline by intramuscular injection, nine were given 4 mg/kg ketoprofen orally, and nine were given 3 mg/kg ketoprofen by intramuscular injection. Ketoprofen administered either orally or parenterally significantly reduced the effect of the endotoxin on rectal temperature, ruminal contractions and respiratory rate. The size of the udder… CONTINUE READING

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