Platelet aggregation responses in clinically healthy adult llamas.

TitlePlatelet aggregation responses in clinically healthy adult llamas.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsGilbert RM, Bird KE, Kutzler MA
JournalVeterinary clinical pathology / American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Volume38
Issue1
Pagination42-5
Date Published2009 Mar
ISSN0275-6382
KeywordsAnimals, Blood Platelets, Camelids, New World, Female, Male, Platelet Aggregation
Abstract

Limited information exists regarding hemostasis in camelids despite the importance of platelet function testing in the accurate identification of platelet disorders. As further importation of llamas to North America is restricted, variability in breeding stock will continue to decrease, potentially leading to an increase in heritable bleeding disorders.

DOI10.1111/j.1365-3164.2011.00980.x
Alternate JournalVet Clin Pathol