Pathophysiological studies on Dicrocoelium dendriticum infection in sheep.

  title={Pathophysiological studies on Dicrocoelium dendriticum infection in sheep.},
  author={Yannis Theodoridis and John Lee Duncan and J M Maclean and Christos Himonas},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={39 1-2},
Red cell kinetics and plasma protein metabolism were investigated in two experiments using 20 adult sheep naturally infected with Dicrocoelium dendriticum, but free of other liver and gastrointestinal helminths. In the first experiment, where groups of animals with low to high Dicrocoelium burdens were injected with 51Cr-labelled red cells and 125I-labelled albumin, the results indicated that there were no significant differences in the turnover rate of labelled red cells or albumin between any… CONTINUE READING