Ejaculate characteristics of sheep infected with Trypanosoma brucei and T vivax: changes caused by treatment with diminazene aceturate.

@article{Akpavie1987EjaculateCO,
  title={Ejaculate characteristics of sheep infected with Trypanosoma brucei and T vivax: changes caused by treatment with diminazene aceturate.},
  author={Stephen Owarioro Akpavie and Basil O Ikede and Gabriel N. Egbunike},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={1987},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={1-6}
}
The effect of Trypanosoma brucei and T vivax on the ejaculate of sheep and the rate of recovery with diminazene aceturate treatment was investigated. Animals were made to ejaculate once a week before infection, during infection and after treatment. Parameters studied were semen volume, semen colour, sperm motility and concentration, percentage dead spermatozoa and sperm morphology. Both infections severely affected the quality of the ejaculate although in T vivax infection there was no… CONTINUE READING