Modulating Properties of Vilcacora in the Experimentally-Induced Local Pneumonia of Calves Summary
The study was performed on 20 white and black lowland breed calves, divided into two equal groups. The calves from group I were treated orally with 3600 mg/claf/day powdered Vilcacora in a form of 200 ml decoction for 17 consecutive days. The calves in group II received placebo.
A series of haematological parameters, eicosanoid concentrations and immunophenotype of peripheral blood leukocytes were assayed in the whole blood and serum of calves. Significant changes caused by progress of pneumonia process and regulating influence of vilcacora decoction oral application were found in the behaviour of the animals (...) more