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The study was carried out to evaluate the biopotency of antioxidant supplements on physiological, testicular and oxidative biomarkers in adult male guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus). A total of 60 adult male guinea pigs of three months of age with an average body weight of 500±20g were randomly...

Author(s)
Gaddafi, S.; Garba, M. G.; Abdulrashid, M.; Zahradden, D.; Daudou, O. M.; Iyeghe-Erakpotobor, G. T.
Publisher
Nigerian Society for Animal Production, Abuja, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Journal of Animal Production, 2020, 47, 5, pp 29-40
Abstract

Vertebrates have 2 methods of acquiring vitamin D: through the diet and/or secondary to exposure to ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation. Although some species (e.g., dogs) can only acquire vitamin D through their diet, many others also utilize UVB radiation to generate vitamin D. Prior to their...

Author(s)
Watson, M. K.; Flower, J.; Welle, K.; Kohles, M.; Webster, D.; Purdeu, H.; Mitchell, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 28, pp 1-5
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The study aimed to determine the effect of three levels of selenium on the diet of growing guinea pigs. Thirty-three weaned guinea pigs, 12 days old and with an body weight of 258 ± 35 g were randomly distributed in three treatments whose only difference was the content of selenium in the feed:...

Author(s)
Rota, A. del P. A.; Bravo, C. A. G.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2020, 31, 3,
Abstract

Objetive. An experiment was conducted to evaluate the feed intake, digestibility and growth of pigs fed with two feeds (A and K) specially formulated for this species and a commercial feed for growing rabbits with supplementation of vitamin C (RF+VC). Materials and methods. Eighteen Guinea pigs of...

Author(s)
Trejo-Sánchez, F.; Mendoza-Martínez, G.; Plata-Pérez, F.; Martínez-García, J.; Villarreal-Espino-Barros, O. A.
Publisher
University of Cordoba, Monteria, Colombia
Citation
Revista MVZ Cordoba, 2019, 24, 3, pp 7286-7290
Abstract

Objective: To investigate the effects of different doses of vitamin C (vitamin C, VC) combined with low dose of vitamin D3 (vitamin D3, VD3) on the oxidative stress level of dextran sodium sulfate induced colitis in guinea pigs. Methods: Thirty male Dunkin-Hartley guinea pigs were fed adaptively...

Author(s)
Zhang ZeHui; Zhang Jing; Ma Ying; Sun RuiSen; Zhang LiJuan; Qiu FuBin
Publisher
Acta Nutrimenta Sinica, c/o Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine, Tianjin, China
Citation
Acta Nutrimenta Sinica, 2019, 41, 1, pp 53-57
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This paper reviews the clinical manifestations, pathogenesis and management (e.g., vitamin C, antiparasitic agents, non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs, cleaning) of the most frequent ectoparasites in guinea pigs, such as Trixacarus caviae, Chirodiscoides caviae, Gliricola porcelli, Gyropus...

Author(s)
Moya Vázquez, A.; Henriques Silva, C. A.; Ramos Sánchez, M.
Publisher
ASIS Biomedia s.l., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Argos - Informativo Veterinario, 2018, No.198, pp 96-97
Abstract

A group of 3 pet guinea pigs was presented for possible accidental ingestion of a bromadiolone-containing rodenticide. Vitamin K1 treatment was started for 3 weeks. A week after cessation of treatment, 2 of the guinea pigs were showing nonspecific clinical signs. After further investigation,...

Author(s)
Colon, V.; Bates, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2019, 29, pp 178-181
Abstract

The aim of this review was to present current knowledge of vitamin C deficiency in guinea pigs. Primates, fruit bats, some birds, fish and guinea pigs are unable to synthesize ascorbic acid whereas most animal species do it. Ascorbic acid deficiency results from inadequate dietary intake in...

Author(s)
Warchulska, K.; Sobczak-Filipiak, M.; Godlewska, A.; Bielecki, W.; Łukasz, D.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2014, 89, 6, pp 494-496
Abstract

Under natural conditions, guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus) are exposed to ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation. Although the role of UVB radiation in the photobiochemical synthesis of vitamin D is well documented in humans and other vertebrates, to date it has not been evaluated in guinea pigs. The purpose...

Author(s)
Sander, S. J.; Mitchell, M. A.; Whittington, J. K.; Allender, M. C.; Welle, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2015, 24, 4, pp 464-469
Abstract

Approximately 15% of the Western world population, including pregnant women and their children, is characterized as vitamin C (vitC) deficient. In guinea pigs, early life vitC deficiency causes spatial memory deficits, decreased hippocampal volume and neuron numbers, in otherwise clinically healthy ...

Author(s)
Hansen, S. N.; Jørgensen, J. M. B.; Nyengaard, J. R.; Lykkesfeldt, J.; Tveden-Nyborg, P.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Nutrients, 2018, 10, 6, pp 749

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