Thromboelastography in the Healthy Asian Elephant ( Elephas Maximus): Reference Intervals and Effects of Storage.

Hemorrhagic disease associated with elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus infection is the most-frequent cause of mortality in captive Asian elephants ( Elephas maximus). Survival relies on intensive monitoring of hemostatic status. Thromboelastography (TEG) utilizes whole blood samples containing all the blood components of hemostasis and is therefore a… CONTINUE READING