Measure of association between selenium status and sepsis in cattle

@article{DalirNaghadeh2006MeasureOA,
  title={Measure of association between selenium status and sepsis in cattle},
  author={Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh and Siamak Asri-Rezaei and Naser Alidady},
  journal={Comparative Clinical Pathology},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={149-153}
}
Odds ratio was used to evaluate relationship between sepsis in cattle less than 1 year old and mastitis in cows and erythrocyte glutathione peroxides (GSH-PX) activity as an indicator of selenium status. Data were from 178 blood samples collected from referred cases to Urmia University, Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Low activity of GSH-PX was significantly associated with higher odds of developing sepsis (P=0.005) in young cattle and mastitis (P=0.044) in adult cows. The odds ratios for the low… CONTINUE READING

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