Parameters (n=30) Group I (SCM) Group II (healthy)  
SCC (x105/ml) 11.19± 0.28a                2.79 ± 0.12b
COX (nmoles/min/ml) 15.08± 0.61a                2.41± 0.25b
NO (µmoles/1x106cells/24hrs) 21.55±1.24a                 9.13 ± 0.49b
Cp (g/Liter) 0.93 ± 0.03a                 0.31 ± 0.01b
MPO(μmoles/106 cells) 6.42± 0.27a                  3.15± 0.21b
LP(u/ml) 1.59± 0.09a                0.27 ± 0.01b
*Superscripts in each row (a, b) differ significantly (p<0.05)
Table 1: Comparison of SCC, COX activity, NO production, Cp level, MPO activity and LP activity in SCM infected (Gr. I) and healthy (Gr. II) quarters.