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Clinical and laboratorial evaluation of lambs born at term and preterm

Grant number: 11/01123-3
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2011
Effective date (End): February 28, 2013
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine - Animal Clinics and Surgery
Principal researcher:Francisco Leydson Formiga Feitosa
Grantee:Larissa Gabriela Avila
Home Institution: Faculdade de Odontologia (FOA). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araçatuba. Araçatuba , SP, Brazil


After birth, the newborn's survival depends on intense changes in respiratory and circulatory patterns. The neonatal asphyxia (neonatal acidosis) is a complex pathology that affects newborn ruminants and it has its origin already in the middle of intrauterine and / or during the birth process, and / or due to immaturity in premature births. In lambs, severe hypoxia during birth causes death soon after birth, with a higher risk of metabolic acidosis and reduced capacity for heat production (thermogenesis) in those who survive, which leads to the development of hypothermia. During the birth, the animal is submitted to low oxygen supply. The quantities of serum immunoglobulins, within 48 hours of life, are related to the health of animals before and after weaning, and indirectly related to weight gain during these periods, because of the higher frequency of illnesses in animals with low rates of colostral protection. (AU)

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Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
F.L. F. FEITOSA; J.F. ALCINDO; L.G. NARCISO; F. BOVINO; N.C. DE SOUZA; L.C.N. MENDES; J.R. PEIRÓ; S.H.V. PERRI; L.G. AVILA. Parâmetros hematológicos e perfil bioquímico renal de cordeiros nascidos a termo e prematuros. Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, v. 69, n. 3, p. -, Jun. 2017.
FRANCISCO LEYDSON FORMIGA FEITOSA; LARISSA GABRIELA ÁVILA; FERNANDA BOVINO; GUILHERME GONÇALVES FABRETTI SANTOS; LUIZ CLÁUDIO NOGUEIRA MENDES; JULIANA REGINA PEIRÓ; SÍLVIA HELENA VENTUROLLI PERRI. Efeitos da corticoterapia materna nos valores hemogasométricos de cordeiros nascidos a termo e prematuros. Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, v. 37, n. 5, p. -, Maio 2017.
Academic Publications
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. Avaliação clínico-laboratorial de cordeiros nascidos a termo e prematuros. 2013. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp). Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária. Araçatuba Araçatuba.

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