Collection and analysis of peritoneal fluid from healthy llamas and alpacas.

TitleCollection and analysis of peritoneal fluid from healthy llamas and alpacas.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsCebra CK, Tornquist SJ, Reed SK
JournalJournal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
Volume232
Issue9
Pagination1357-61
Date Published2008 May 1
ISSN0003-1488
KeywordsAnimals, Ascitic Fluid, Blood Chemical Analysis, Camelids, New World, Chlorides, Female, Glucose, Lactates, Leukocytes, Mononuclear, Male, Neutrophils, Potassium, Prospective Studies, Proteins, Reference Values, Sodium, Specific Gravity
Abstract

To describe a technique for abdominocentesis in camelids and report peritoneal fluid biochemical and cytologic findings from healthy llamas and alpacas.

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalJ. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.