Articles | Volume 64, issue 1
Arch. Anim. Breed., 64, 139–146, 2021
Arch. Anim. Breed., 64, 139–146, 2021

Original study 26 Apr 2021

Original study | 26 Apr 2021

Assessment of total (anti)oxidant status in goat kids

Stefano Cecchini and Francesco Fazio

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The redox potential of goat kid serum was evaluated, applying spectrophotometric assays intended for both clinical and research studies that can be automated on clinical auto-analysers, thus allowing rapid and inexpensive data collections. Although several correlations were shown, the results obtained with different assays can be strongly different depending on the method and technology of each assay. The present results can be useful to verify whether animals are experiencing oxidant status.