Advertisement

The effects of veterinary drugs based on humic acids in the treatment of enteritis in young animals

  • S. Golbs
  • M. Kuehnert
  • V. Fuchs
Chapter
  • 177 Downloads

Abstract

The breeding of young pigs and cattle presents a number of difficulties due to an increased occurrence of diseases, especially those of the gastrointestinal tract — for example, in calves and piglets — in conventional as well as industrial circumstances.

In the German Democratic Republic humic acids have been used for more than 15 years as agents for the therapy, prophylaxis and metaphylaxis of infectious and non-infectious gastrointestinal diseases (particu1ar1y in pigs and ruminants). In these clinical cases the chemical, biochemical and physicochemical properties, as well as their broad spectrum of pharmacological effects, are utilized.

Experiments on laboratory animals and clinical tests in practice showed that humic acids are a valuable supplement to the present conventional therapeutic methods against enteritis of calves, pigs and several species of zoo animals.

Keywords

Humic Substance Humic Acid Virus Diarrhoea Veterinary Drug Necrotic Enteritis 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. 1.
    Elze, K. (1982). Über den Einsatz von Huminsauren zur Profylaxe und Therapie von Durchfällen bei Zootieren. Internat. Symp. Erkrankungen Zootiere, Veszprem, Ungarn.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Golbs, S. (1983). Experimentelle Untersuchungen zur pharmakologisehen Wirksamkeit und zur Pharmakodynamik von Huminsäuren unter besonderer Berücksichtigung koergistischer Effekte und ihrer therapeutischen und prophy1aktisehen Nutzung beim Schwein, Prom. B. Leipzig: Karl-Marx-Universität.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Golbs, S. and Kuehnert, M. (1983). Huminsäurenanuendung in Therapie, Pround hetaphylaxe in der Veterinärmedizin. Z. Physiother. 35: 151–158.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Golbs, S., Kuehnert, M. and Fuchs, V. (1984). Beeinflussung der akuten Toxizität von ausgewählten Pestiziden durch Huminsäuren. Z. Ges. Hyg. 30: 720–723.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Schnitzer, M. and Khan, S.U. (1972). Humic Substances in the Environment. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© MTP Press Limited 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Golbs
  • M. Kuehnert
  • V. Fuchs

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations