The relationship between the number and size of nematodes in the abomasum and the concentration of pepsinogen in ovine plasma.

@article{Stear1999TheRB,
  title={The relationship between the number and size of nematodes in the abomasum and the concentration of pepsinogen in ovine plasma.},
  author={Michael James Stear and K. Bairden and Q A McKeller and Ian Scott and Sean J Strain and Stephen Bishop},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={1999},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={89-92}
}
Six-month-old lambs that had been naturally infected with predominantly Teladorsagia (Ostertagia) circumcincta were tested for plasma pepsinogen concentrations because pepsinogen concentrations may reflect the extent of damage to the abomasum. The distribution of pepsinogen concentrations among these lambs was positively skewed with most individuals having relatively low concentrations. Pepsinogen concentrations were more strongly associated with variation in the mean length of the adult female… CONTINUE READING