Serum protein alterations in canine ehrlichiosis.

@article{Harrus1996SerumPA,
  title={Serum protein alterations in canine ehrlichiosis.},
  author={Shimon Harrus and Trevor Waner and Yaakov Avidar and Eitan Bogin and Huo-Cheng Peh and Hylton Bark},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1996},
  volume={66 3-4},
  pages={
          241-9
        }
}
Serum protein electrophoresis was performed in 42 dogs with naturally occurring Ehrlichia canis infection and in 15 clinically healthy dogs (control dogs). The infected dogs were found to have a significant hypoalbuminaemia, hyperglobulinaemia and hypergammaglobulinaemia compared to the control dogs (P < 0.001). A polyclonal gammopathy was found in all but one of the infected dogs which presented a monoclonal gammopathy. alpha-1 globulin was lower while alpha-2 and beta-2 globulin… CONTINUE READING

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