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[Plasma fibrinogen as a parameter of the presence and severity of inflammation in horses and cattle].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Tijdschrift voor diergeneeskunde
Publication Date
Volume
109
Issue
21
Pages
869–872
Identifiers
PMID: 6506055
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Determination of the plasma fibrinogen concentration was found to be particularly useful in detecting inflammatory diseases. The highest levels were observed in inflammatory lesions of serous surfaces and in endocarditis. Plasma fibrinogen levels correlated with the severity of the disease: levels of 1,000 mg per 100 ml or more reflected a prognosis ranging from poor to bad.

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