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New blood proteins data have been reported by scientists at Uludag University, Medical Department
October 18th, 2010
In this recent study, researchers in Bursa, Turkey conducted a study "To evaluate the acute-phase protein response in dogs with parvoviral enteritis as predictor of the clinical outcome. Canine parvovirus infection was diagnosed based on the compatible clinical findings and confirmed by the canine parvovirus antigen test in 43 dogs of less than six months of age."
"Blood samples for complete blood cell count and acute-phase proteins (C-reactive protein, haptoglobin, ceruloplasmin and albumin) were collected before treatment. Twenty-three dogs died during or after treatment (non-survival) and the rest recovered (survival). Five healthy dogs were enrolled as control. Serum...
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Source: VerticalNews Veterinary (2010-10-18)