Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences

Volume: 55 Issue: 1

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Haematobiochemical alterations observed in acute pancreatitis induced by L-arginine in rat

Aravind K. Unni1, K.S. Prasanna1*, S.S. Devi1, B. Dhanush Krishna1, Suresh N. Nair2, A. Rajendra Prasad3, R. Bharathi1 and S. Sruthi6

1. Department of Veterinary Pathology

2. Department of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Mannuthy, Thrissur - 680 651 Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Kerala, India

3. Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, PVNRTVU

*Corresponding author: [email protected], Ph. 8589904780

Year: 2024, Page: 222-225, Doi:

Received: Oct. 16, 2023 Accepted: Dec. 15, 2023 Published: March 31, 2024


Acute pancreatitis is an acute inflammatory condition that primarily affects the exocrine pancreas. Diagnosis and treatment of acute pancreatitis can be aided by evaluating particular haematobiochemical alterations. Twelve Wistar albino rats were split up into two groups. Group 1 served as control, while Group 2 (the experimental group) received two intraperitoneal injections of L-arginine at the dose rate of 2.5 g/Kg body weight on the 14th day of experiment. Haematobiochemical parameters were assessed on days 0, 7, and 15 of the experiment. Group 2 exhibited a significant rise in serum amylase and lipase levels when contrasted with Group 1 (P0.05).

Keywords: Acute pancreatitis, L-arginine, haemato-biochemistry, Wistar albino rats


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Unni A.K., Prasanna, K.S., Devi, S.S., Krishna, B.D., Nair, S. N., Rajendra Prasad, A., Bharathi, R. and Sruthi, S. 2023. Haematobiochemical changes observed in acute pancreatitis induced by L-arginine in rat. J. Vet. Anim. Sci. 55(1):222-225