The ability of biochemical and haematological tests to predict recovery in periparturient recumbent cows.

@article{Clark1987TheAO,
  title={The ability of biochemical and haematological tests to predict recovery in periparturient recumbent cows.},
  author={Ronald G Clark and Harold V. Henderson and G K Hoggard and Rebecca Ellison and B. J. Young},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  year={1987},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={126-33}
}
Blood samples from 433 periparturient recumbent cows submitted by veterinary practitioners to Ruakura Animal Health Laboratory during 1983 and 1984 were analysed and results related to whether cows recovered, died or were euthanased. Generally cows were sampled only once and the time varied from 15 minutes to 20 days after becoming recumbent. During 1983 serum calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, creatine phosphokinase (CK), aspartate amino transferase (AST), glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH), gamma… CONTINUE READING