Oct 15, 1975

Acid-base parameters in the dehydrated camel

Tijdschrift Voor Diergeneeskunde
R YagilG M Berlyne

Abstract

The effect of prolonged (10 days) dehydration on acid-base parameters of camel blood was examined. The pH and PCO2 levels rose significantly in the course of dehydration. This state was comparable with compensated non-respiratory alkalosis found in other animals. The plasma sodium, and magnesium levels rose significantly also. The plasma oxygen and calcium levels declined significantly. There were no significant changes in potassium and phosphate levels. It is concluded that the changes found in acid-base status following dehydration are further evidence of water preservation mechanisms in the dehydrated camel.

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Dioxygen
Magnesium Measurement
Calcium
Potassium
Phosphate Measurement
Sodium
Anion Gap
Carbon Dioxide
Orthophosphate
Camelus dromedarius

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