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Table 4 Marker of oxidative stress and antioxidant indicators in cows with metritis (M group) and healthy control cows (CO group)

From: Evaluation of oxidant/antioxidant status, metabolic profile and milk production in cows with metritis

Variable CO group M group P value
(n = 8) (n = 21)
mean ± SD mean ± SD
MDA (μmol/l) 0.336 ± 0.114 0.666 ± 0.053 < 0.001
GPx (μkat/l) 940.0 ± 194.3 1066.0 ± 134.5 > 0.05
Se (μg/l) 173.4 ± 28.2 184.5 ± 18.0 < 0.05
TAS (mmol/l) 0.92 ± 0.14 1.02 ± 0.06 >  0.05
Vitamin A (μmol/l) 0.89 ± 0.31 0.48 ± 0.20 <  0.01
Vitamin E (μmol/l) 5.97 ± 1.86 3.63 ± 1.09 <  0.01
Beta-carotene (μmol/l) 4.70 ± 2.13 3.74 ± 1.38 >  0.05
  1. MDA malondialdehyde, GPx glutathione peroxidase, Se selenium, TAS total antioxidant status, SD standard deviation