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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2015

Influence of Disease Process and Duration on Acute Phase Proteins in Serum and Peritoneal Fluid of Horses with Colic

Pihl TH, Scheepers E, Sanz M, Goddard A, Page P, Toft N, Andersen PH, Jacobsen S


Conclusions and Clinical ImportanceIn horses with colic, concentrations of APP are associated mainly with disease process and duration of colic and may thus be used for assessment of disease independently of demographic or geographic factors. Serum amyloid A may be a diagnostic marker for use in colic differential diagnosis, but further evaluation is needed.


Fibrinogen; Haptoglobin; Peritoneal fluid; Serum amyloid A

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Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine
2015, volume: 29, number: 2, pages: 651-658

Authors' information

Pihl, T. H.
University of Copenhagen
Scheepers, E.
University of Pretoria
Sanz, M.
University of Pretoria
Goddard, A.
University of Pretoria
Page, P.
University of Pretoria
Toft, N.
University of Copenhagen
Andersen, Pia Haubro (Haubro Andersen, Pia)
University of Copenhagen
Jacobsen, Stine
University of Copenhagen

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Other Veterinary Science

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