Volume 1 (Issue 1)

pp. 20-24

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Research paper

Acute Toxicity of Potassium Sulphate in Amami Rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi) with Reference to Biochemical Attributes

Ibiama Kenneth Adonye, Solaja Mayowa, Adeola Ogunrin*

IKA, SM: Department of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Technology, PMB 1526, Owerri, Nigeria

AO: Department of Medicine, Clinical School, International Medical University, Jalan Rasah, 70300 Seremban, Malaysia


*Corresponding author: Adeola Ogunrin; Email: o_adeola@gmail.com

DOI:

Received: 

16 November 2020

Published:

02 December 2021

Cite as: Adonye, I. K., Mayowa, S., & Ogunrin, A. (2021). Acute Toxicity of Potassium Sulphate in Amami Rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi) with Reference to Biochemical Attributes. Inventum Biologicum, 1(1), 20–24. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5807840

Abstract

The aim of present study was to see how acute potassium sulphate toxicity affected Amami rabbit biochemical parameters. Protein and cholesterol levels in rabbits treated with potassium sulphate decreased, while creatinine and bilirubin levels increased. Protein (-5.5 to -20.0 percent), cholesterol (-6.7 to -13.3 percent), creatinine (8.3 to 16.6 percent), and bilirubin (2.2 to 6.7 percent) were also measured during the exposure period. The findings point to a change in blood serum biochemicals as a result of potassium sulphate exposure. These metrics are important indications of a live organism's health and stress.

Keywords:

Serum, Biochemical alteration, Potassium sulfate, Rabbit, Pentalagus

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Funding Information

This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors

Declaration of Conflict

The authors declare that they have no known competing financial interests or personal relationships that could have appeared to influence the work reported in this paper.