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Acute Phase Proteins as Markers of Infectious Diseases in small Animals / Proteini Akutne Faze Kao Markeri Infektivnih Bolesti Malih Životinja

Elizabeth Moreira dos Santos Schmidt
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  • Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, – UNESP, campus Botucatu – SP, Brazil
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Published Online: 2015-06-23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/acve-2015-0013


During the acute phase response, there is an increased production and release of certain proteins known as acute phase proteins (APPs) which can be produced by hepatocytes and peripheral tissues such as C-reactive protein (CRP), serum amyloid A (SAA), haptoglobin (Hp), alpha-1 acid glycoprotein (AGP). These proteins have been investigated as markers of various infectious diseases in small animals and the purpose of this review is to update the current knowledge about APPs in infectious diseases in dogs and cats.

Tokom odgovora akutne faze, postoji poveć ana proizvodnja i oslobađanje određenih proteina, poznatih kao proteini akutne faze (APP), koje mogu proizvesti hepatociti i periferna tkiva. Proteini akutne faze su C-reaktivni protein (CRP), serumski amiloid A (SAA), haptoglobin (Hp), alfa-1 kiseli glikoprotein (AGP). Ovi proteini su ispitivani kao markeri raznih infektivnih oboljenja pasa i mačaka. Svrha ovog rada je da se ažuriraju savremena saznanja o APP tokom zaraznih bolesti pasa i mačaka

Keywords : acute phase proteins; Haptoglobin; C-reactive protein; Serum amyloid A; dogs


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Received: 2015-02-12

Accepted: 2015-03-19

Published Online: 2015-06-23

Published in Print: 2015-06-01

Citation Information: Acta Veterinaria, Volume 65, Issue 2, Pages 149–161, ISSN (Online) 1820-7448, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/acve-2015-0013.

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