Publications

Acute Phase Protein Laboratory Publications

S. Miller, M. Davis, J.A. Hernandez, J. St. Leger, C. Cray, P. Bishop, and N.I. Stacy. Serum amyloid A in healthy female bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) during and after complicated pregnancy. Aquatic Mammals, 43(4):417-420

M.W. Hyatt, C.L. Field, T.M. Clauss, K.L. Arheart, and C. Cray. Plasma protein electrophoresis and select acute phase proteins in healthy bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo) under managed care. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 47(4):984-992, 2016.

S. Sander, P.H. Joyner, C. Cray, D.S. Rotstein, and C. Aitken-Palmer. Acute phase proteins as a marker of inflammation in a Przewalski’s horse (Equus ferus przewalski). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 47(2)654-658, 2016.

C. Cray, E. Perritt, S. McKenny, K. Arheart. Utility of IgM titers with IgG and CRP quantitation in the diagnosis of suspected Encephalitzoon cuniculi infection in rabbits. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 24:356-360, 2015.

M.C. Allender, R.E. Junge, and C. Cray. Plasma electrophoretic profiles of the eastern massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus) and influences of age, sex, year, location, and snake fungal disease. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 46(4):767-773, 2015.

K. Delk, R.F. Wack, A. Burgdorf-Moisuk, P.H. Kass, and C. Cray. Acute phase protein and protein electrophoresis values for captive American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 46(4):929-933, 2015.

L. Rayhel, C. Aitken-Palmer, P. Joyner, C. Cray, C. Lizarraga, B. Ackerman, and C. Crowe. Hematology and chemistry of the captive white-naped crane (Grus vipio). J Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 46(4):747-754, 2015.

E. F. Christiansen, C. Cray, G. Lewbart, and C. Harms. Plasma protein electrophoresis and acute phase proteins in koi carp (Cyprinus carpio) following exploratory celiotomy. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 24:76-83, 2015.

M. Ravich, C. Johnson-Delaney, S. Kelleher, L. Hess, K.L. Arheart, and C. Cray. Quantitation of acute phase proteins and protein electrophoresis fractions in ferrets. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 24(2):201-208, 2015.

I. Canisso, B.A. Ball*, C. Cray, E.L. Squires, and M.H. Troedsson. Use of a qualitative horse-side test to measure serum amyloid A in mares with experimentally induced ascending placentitis. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 35:54-59, 2015.

I. Canisso, B.A. Ball, C. Cray, N.M. Williams, K.E. Scoggin, G.M. Davoili, E. L. Squires, M.H. Troedsson. Serum amyloid A and haptoglobin concentrations are elevated in plasma of mares with ascending placentitis in the absence of changes in peripheral leukocyte counts or fibrinogen concentration. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 72(4):376-385, 2014.

C. Cray and R.L. Belgrave. Haptoglobin quantitation in serum samples from clinically normal and clinically abnormal horses. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 34(2):337-340, 2014.

M. Dickey, C. Cray, T. Norton, M. Murray, C. Barysauskas, K.L. Arheart, S. Nelson, and M. Rodriguez. Assessment of hemoglobin binding protein in loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) undergoing rehabilitation. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 45(3):700-703, 2014.

D. Fischer, L. Van Waeyenberghe, C. Cray, M. Gross, E. Usleber, F. Pasmans, A. Martel, and M. Lierz. Comparison of diagnostic tools for the detection of aspergillosis in blood samples of experimentally infected falcons. Avian Diseases, 58(4):587-598, 2014.

J.E. Flower, J. Byrd, C. Cray, and M. Allender. Plasma electrophoretic profiles and hemoglobin binding protein reference intervals in the Eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) and influences of age, sex, season, and geography. Journal of Zoo Wildlife Medicine, 45(4):836-842, 2014.

R. Isaza, E. Wiedner, S. Hiser, and C. Cray. Reference intervals for acute phase protein and serum protein electrophoresis values in captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 26(5):616-621, 2014.

L. Krol, M. Allender, C. Cray, and R. George. Plasma proteins and selected acute phase proteins in white-spotted bamboo sharks (Chiloscyllium plagiosum). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 45(4):782-786, 2014.

C. Cray, M. Dickey, M. Rodriguez. Assessment of serum amyloid A levels in the rehabilitation setting in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 44(4):909-915, 2013.

C. Cray, E. Hammond, and H. Haefele. Acute phase protein and protein electrophoresis values for captive Grant’s zebra (Equus burchelli). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 44(4):1105-1108, 2013.

C. Cray. Biomarkers of inflammation in exotic pets. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 22:245-250, 2013.

C. Cray, M. Rodriguez, and Y. Fernandez. Acute phase protein levels in rabbits with suspected Encephalitozoon cuniculi infection. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 22:280-286, 2013.

R. Belgrave, M. Dickey, K.L. Arheart, and C. Cray. Assessment of serum amyloid A (SAA) testing and its clinical application in a specialized equine practice. JAVMA, 243:113-119, 2013.

T. Passler, M.F. Chamorro, K.P. Riddell, M.A. Edmondson, E. van Santen, C. Cray, and P.H. Walz. Evaluation of methods to improve the diagnosis of systemic inflammation in alpacas. J Vet Int Med, 27(4):970-976, 2013.

J. Stanton, C. Cray, M. Dickey, M. Rodriguez, K. Arheart, P. Ling, and A. Herron. Acute phase protein expression during elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus-1 viremia in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). J Zoo Wildl Med, 44(3):605-612, 2013.

C. Cray, K. Arheart, M. Hunt, L. Leppert, K. Roberts, S. McCulloch, J. Goldstein, C. Gonzalez, J. Sweeney, R. Stone, P.A. Fair, and G. Bossart. Acute phase protein quantitation in serum from healthy Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). J Vet Diag Invest, 25(1)107-111, 2013.

G. Bossart, K. Arheart, M. Hunt, L. Leppert, K. Roberts, S. McCulloch, J. Goldstein, C. Gonzalez, J. Sweeney, R. Stone, P.A. Fair, and C. Cray. Protein electrophoresis of serum from healthy Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals, 38(4):412-417, 2012.

G.W. Pye, W. Ellis, S. FitzGibbon, B. Opitz, L. Keener, K.L. Arheart, and C. Cray. Serum protein electrophoresis reference intervals for free-ranging and zoo-based koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus). J Zoo and Wildl Med, 43(1):183-186, 2012.

C. Cray. Acute phase proteins in animals. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, 105:113-150, 2012.

C. Cray, D.G. Besselsen, J.L. Hart, D. Yoon, M. Rodriguez, J. Zaias, and N.H. Altman. Application of acute phase protein quantitation and protein electrophoresis in monitoring the acute inflammatory process in experimentally and naturally infected mice. Comp Med, 60(4): 263-271, 2010.

C. Cray, J. Zaias, N.H. Altman. Acute phase response in animals: a review. Comp Med, 59(6): 514-526, 2009.

J. Zaias, M. Mineau, D. Yoon, C. Cray, and N.H. Altman. Baseline reference values for serum protein electrophoresis in common laboratory rodent strains. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci, 48(4)387-390, 2009.

C. Cray, G. Arcia, S. Kelleher, R. Schneider, and K. Arheart. Application of ELISA and protein electrophoresis in the diagnosis of Encephalitozoon cuniculi infection in rabbits. Am J Vet Res, 70(4):478-482, 2009.

C. Cray, D. Reavill, A. Romagnano, F. Van Sant, D. Champagne, R. Stevenson, V. Rolfe, C. Griffin, and S. Clubb. Galactomannan assay and protein electrophoresis findings in psittacine birds with aspergillosis. J Av Med Surg, 23(2):125-135, 2009.

C. Cray, T. Watson, M. Rodriguez, K. Arheart. Application of galactomannan analysis and protein electrophoresis in the diagnosis of aspergillosis in avian species. J Zoo Wildl Med, 40(1):64-70, 2009.

C. Cray, M. Rodriguez, and J. Zaias. Protein electrophoresis of psittacine plasma. Vet Clin Path, 36(1):67-72, 2007.

C. Cray, K. Zieleienski-Roberts, M. Bonda, R. Stevenson, R. Ness, S. Clubb, and A. Marsh. Antemortem diagnosis of sarcocytosis in psittacine birds, J Av Med Surg, 19(3):208-215, 2005.

J. Zaias and C. Cray. Protein electrophoresis: a tool for the reptilian and amphibian practitioner. J Herp Med and Surg, 12(1): 30-32, 2002.

C. Cray. “Diagnostic use of protein electrophoresis in birds” in Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XIII, eds. Bonagura and Kirk, WB Saunders and Co., pp.1107-1109,2000.

L. Tatum, J. Zaias, B.K. Mealey, C. Cray, and G.D. Bossart. Protein electrophoresis as a diagnostic tool in raptor medicine. J Zoo Wildlife Med 31:497-502, 2000.

J. Zaias, W.P. Fox, C. Cray, and N.H. Altman. Comparative clinical pathology of the brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis): hematology, protein electrophoresis, and blood chemistry. Am J Vet Res, 61:771-774, 2000.

C. Cray and L. Tatum. Application of protein electrophoresis in avian diagnostic testing. J Av Med Surg, 12:4-10, 1998.