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Serum protein electrophoresis as an aid in diagnosis of equine verminous arteritis



Serum protein electrophoresis as an aid in diagnosis of equine verminous arteritis



Veterinary Medicine and Small Animal Clinician 78(8): 1279-1280, 1282



Serum protein electrophoretograms were done on 50 horses, all but a few of which had clinical signs suggestive of verminous arteritis (due to Strongylus vulgaris). The beta -globulin value was greater than 25% of total protein in 12 cases and in 10 of these verminous arteritis was confirmed, either at necropsy or on the basis of a favourable response to anthelmintic treatment (thiabendazole or fenbendazole).

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