News : 2013 : June

New Publication on the Application of SAA Testing at a Specialized Equine Practice

A new publication on serum amyloid A (SAA) can be found in the July 1 issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (243:113-119, 2013). This study was completed by Dr. Rodney Belgrave of the Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center (Ringoes, NJ) in association with our laboratory. Samples from 212 horses from a specialty veterinary practice were examined using measures including CBC, fibrinogen, serum protein electrophoresis, and SAA. SAA had the highest diagnostic accuracy for the detection of inflammation.

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