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Effect of Nigella sativa (Black Cumin Seed) to Enhance the Immunity of Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) Against Pseudomonas fluorescens

The effect of Nigella sativa (black cumin) seed extracts supplemented diets at 2%, 4% and 6% doses with common diet as control (0%) fed to common carp, Cyprinus carpio against Pseudomonas fluorescens was investigated critically on weeks 1, 2 and 4 as immunomodulator. Immunological factors including bactericidal activity and phagocytic action were examined along with the disease resistance. The outcomes of the research recommend 4% dose of N. sativa oil enriched diet as an effective immune response and disease resistance agent for C. carpio against P. fluorescens although further investigation will facilitate to optimize the precise quantity comparing with the weight of fish body.

Nigella sativa, Common Carp, Pseudomonas fluorescens, Immune Response

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Shoumo Khondoker, Md. Mer Mosharraf Hossain, Md. Hasan-Uj-Jaman, Md. Eftakher Alam, Md. Farid Uz Zaman, et al. (2016). Effect of Nigella sativa (Black Cumin Seed) to Enhance the Immunity of Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) Against Pseudomonas fluorescens. American Journal of Life Sciences, 4(3), 87-92.

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Shoumo Khondoker; Md. Mer Mosharraf Hossain; Md. Hasan-Uj-Jaman; Md. Eftakher Alam; Md. Farid Uz Zaman, et al. Effect of Nigella sativa (Black Cumin Seed) to Enhance the Immunity of Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) Against Pseudomonas fluorescens. Am. J. Life Sci. 2016, 4(3), 87-92. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20160403.14

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Shoumo Khondoker, Md. Mer Mosharraf Hossain, Md. Hasan-Uj-Jaman, Md. Eftakher Alam, Md. Farid Uz Zaman, et al. Effect of Nigella sativa (Black Cumin Seed) to Enhance the Immunity of Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) Against Pseudomonas fluorescens. Am J Life Sci. 2016;4(3):87-92. doi: 10.11648/j.ajls.20160403.14

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