Monday , 20 May 2024

Immunostimulatory and Growth Promoting Effects of Levamisole, a Potential Anthelminitic Drug: A Review

Ganguly Subha*
AICRP on Post Harvest Technology (ICAR), Department of Fish Processing Technology, Faculty of Fishery Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, 5, Budherhat Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Chakgaria, Kolkata – 700 094, WB, India
*E-mail: [email protected]

Levamisole, a broad spectrum anthelmintic is an already proven and promising immunomodulating agent which is reported to improve the phagocytic and bactericidal activities in patients suffering from polymorphism in surgical jaundice. The present article is constructed to review and discuss on the immunogenic potential of levamisole in vaccinated broiler chicks with effect on serum protein profile like serum total protein, albumen, globulin concentrations, albumen : globulin (A:G) ratio and body weight gain respectively.
Key words: Immunity, Levamisole, Chicks 

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