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Plasma D-dimer Concentration in Juvenile Elephants with and without EEHV-HDNicole Zeiler2023-04-27T19:28:19+00:00
Plasma D-dimer Concentration in Juvenile Elephants with and without EEHV-HD
Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus hemorrhagic disease (EEHV-HD) is the leading cause of mortality in juvenile ex-situ Asian elephants and is increasingly reported as a cause of morbidity and mortality in juvenile African elephants. Disseminated intravascular coagulation has recently been evidenced in cases of EEHV-HD. This project evaluates plasma D-dimer concentration in healthy juvenile elephants, elephants with EEHV viremia, and elephants with EEHV-HD in order to better understand the virus and help veterinarians with early diagnosis of non-overt EEHV-HD
Project Years: 2023
Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Massachusetts, USA