Most Visible Deviations in Haematological Indicators in Cows Affected by the Downer Syndrome


  • Januz Duraj
  • Vangjel Ceroni


During the period January 2014 – March 2017 downer cow syndrome cases in farm cows of Prizren region, Kosovo, were studied. Clinical cases were grouped based on clinical diagnosis and blood samples from jugular vein were taken from those. Hematologic indicators were analysed from blood samples for the total of white blood cells (WBC), red cells (RBC), haemoglobin (HB), haematocrit (HCT), mean corpuscular volume (MCV), red blood cell distribution width (RDW), and also leucocyte formula was defined with neutrophils, lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils and basophiles indicators. Obtained data were statistically analysed with ANOVA method and most visible deviations were defined in haematological indicators. Data showed that downer syndrome in cows dictate changes in haematological indicators. Most affected indicators are the total of white blood cells (WBC), number of neutrophils and basophils. Obtained data are statistically verified, (p<0.05). These indicators increase more in cases of severe infections and muscular damages in cows. Based on the obtained results we think that changes in haematological indicators can be used to check clinical status and prognosis for cows affected by the downer syndrome.

Keywords:  Downer syndrome, haematological indicators, leukocytes formula, WBR, RBC.


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How to Cite

Duraj, J., & Ceroni, V. (2017). Most Visible Deviations in Haematological Indicators in Cows Affected by the Downer Syndrome. ANGLISTICUM. Journal of the Association-Institute for English Language and American Studies, 6(11), 74–77. Retrieved from



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