Development of a saliva sampling method and a rocket immunoelectrophoretic assay for quantification of salivary IgA in the squirrel monkey (Saimiri sciureus).


There has long been the requirement for a marker of well being and chronic stress that is, itself, unaffected by the transient stressors associated with sampling. Work done in the human, the rat and the dog suggests that salivary IgA may fulfil these criteria. This is the first report on the establishment of a saliva sampling technique and… (More)


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