Research Article | Volume : 1 Issue : 7, September 2011

Studies on the immouostimulant activity of Coriandrum sativum and resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in Catla catla

B. Xavier Innocent M. Syed Ali fathima Dhanalakshmi   

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AbstractThe present study was designed to evaluate the immunostimulant potential of Coriandrum sativum is fish Catla catla, post challenged with A.hydrophila. Fish were divided into 2 groups one received control diet, another received Coriandrum Sativum incorporated diet for 14 days. The haematological parameters and serum protein were analyzed between control and experiment. There was a significant increase in TEC (P<0.01) and TLC (P <0.01) in the immunostimulant (IS) administered diet. Remarkable increase in Hb content from as 7.39% and serum protein level from 0.56 to 0.58g% was noted. The immunostimulant administered post challenged Catla catla showed a decrease in TEC at 103 cfu/ml and a drastic increase in TLC(<0.01) in both 103 and 105 cfu/ml Hb content on IS incorporated post challenged Catla catla showed an increase from 8.7 – 11.5g%.

Keyword:     Catla catla Coriandrum sativum Aeromonas hydrophila Immunostimulant.

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