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Comparison of two commercially available single radial immunodiffusion kits for quantitation of llama immunoglobulin G.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8580175     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Immunoglobin G (IgG) quantitation was performed by a commercially available single radial immunodiffusion kit on 528 plasma samples obtained from llamas. Fifty samples encompassing the range of values obtained were selected for further evaluation. The IgG concentration of these samples was measured by a second commercially available single radial immunodiffusion kit and a sodium sulfite precipitation kit. gamma-Globulins also were measured. IgG values predicted by the single radial immunodiffusion kits were not in agreement. Failure to appreciate this lack of agreement could result in misinterpretation of a llama's IgG level derived from one kit when clinical guidelines established using the other kit are followed.
J M Hutchison; M D Salman; F B Garry; L W Johnson; J K Collins; T J Keefe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1040-6387     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Vet. Diagn. Invest.     Publication Date:  1995 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-15     Completed Date:  1996-03-15     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9011490     Medline TA:  J Vet Diagn Invest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  515-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins 80523, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Camelids, New World / blood,  immunology*
Immunodiffusion / methods*
Immunoglobulin G / blood*
Indicators and Reagents
Reagent Kits, Diagnostic
Reproducibility of Results
gamma-Globulins / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunoglobulin G; 0/Indicators and Reagents; 0/Reagent Kits, Diagnostic; 0/gamma-Globulins

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