Monitoring of Physiological Changes of Uric Acid Concentration in the Blood of Snakes

@article{Lam2017MonitoringOP,
  title={Monitoring of Physiological Changes of Uric Acid Concentration in the Blood of Snakes},
  author={A. Lam and M. Halan},
  journal={Folia Veterinaria},
  year={2017},
  volume={61},
  pages={56 - 60}
}
Abstract The evaluation of uric acid concentrations in the blood of snakes is a crucial tool in the diagnosis of gout and renal disease; both prevalent diseases in captive reptiles. However, without an understanding of the physiological fluctuations in uric acid levels and the absence of distinction that makes pathological changes, biochemical parameters are devalued. This study focuses on investigating the relationship between feeding rate and plasma-uric acid concentrations of snakes. The aim… Expand
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