Serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations in german shepherd dogs with chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy

P.E.J. Johnston, K. Knox, G. Gettinby, I.R. Griffiths

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Abstract

The concentration of serum alpha-tocopherol was measured in German shepherd dogs with chronic degenerative radiculomyopathy, and in German shepherd dogs and dogs of other breeds unaffected by the condition. The mean concentration was significantly higher in German shepherd dogs with the condition than in other breeds of dog unaffected by it, but it was not significantly higher than in unaffected German shepherd dogs. Estimates of components of variance indicated that the concentration varied more widely in individual affected dogs than in unaffected dogs, irrespective of breed. These results suggest that chronic degenerative radiculomyopathy in German shepherd dogs is unlikely to be due to uncomplicated vitamin E deficiency.
LanguageEnglish
Pages403-407
Number of pages4
JournalVeterinary Record
Volume148
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2001

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Keywords

  • chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy
  • dogs
  • german shepherd
  • serum alpha-tocopherol
  • vitamin E
  • blood

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Johnston, P. E. J., Knox, K., Gettinby, G., & Griffiths, I. R. (2001). Serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations in german shepherd dogs with chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy. Veterinary Record, 148(13), 403-407.
Johnston, P.E.J. ; Knox, K. ; Gettinby, G. ; Griffiths, I.R. / Serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations in german shepherd dogs with chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy. In: Veterinary Record. 2001 ; Vol. 148, No. 13. pp. 403-407.
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Johnston, PEJ, Knox, K, Gettinby, G & Griffiths, IR 2001, 'Serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations in german shepherd dogs with chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy' Veterinary Record, vol. 148, no. 13, pp. 403-407.

Serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations in german shepherd dogs with chronic degenerative radiculomyelopathy. / Johnston, P.E.J.; Knox, K.; Gettinby, G.; Griffiths, I.R.

In: Veterinary Record, Vol. 148, No. 13, 31.03.2001, p. 403-407.

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