News : 2014 : July

New Publication on Acute Phase Proteins in Rhesus Macaques

The first report of acute phase protein expression in rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) was published in the recent issue of the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. Over 100 samples from clinically healthy animals were examined for serum amyloid A, C reactive protein, and haptoglobin levels resulting in the generation of the first reference intervals for these important biomarkers in this species.

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Acute Phase Protein Presentations at International Society of Animal Clinical Pathology Conference

The 16th biennial conference of the International Society of Animal Clinical Pathology was held in Copenhagen, Denmark in late June. Over 100 attendees were present representing over 24 countries. Great presentations on animal clinical pathology were given with an emphasis on acute phase proteins. Dr. Carolyn Cray, ISACP Scientific Committee Member, gave two presentations.

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