Diagnostic sampling and gross pathology of New World camelids.

TitleDiagnostic sampling and gross pathology of New World camelids.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsBildfell RJ, Löhr CV, Tornquist SJ
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice
Volume28
Issue3
Pagination577-91
Date Published2012 Nov
ISSN1558-4240
Abstract

This article provides an overview of tests and appropriate samples to send to a Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory for the diagnosis of common diseases of New World Camelids (NWC) such as abortions, congenital anomalies, anemia, enteritis, endoparasitism, gastric ulcer, hepatic lipidosis, encephalitis, pneumonia, dermatosis, neoplasia and cryptococcosis. Unique anatomic features of NWC and common findings encountered during gross necropsy examination are briefly reviewed.

DOI10.1016/j.cvfa.2012.07.001
Alternate JournalVet. Clin. North Am. Food Anim. Pract.