The rapid response of Acute Phase Proteins (APPs) to a broad spectrum of inflammatory stimuli can provide a fast and reliable measure of disease progression and recovery. The three tests detailed below are currently available through our laboratory service:
1. Canine C- Reactive Protein (cCRP)
2. Canine Haptoglobin (cHapt)
3. Feline Alpha-1-Acid Glycoprotein (fAGP)
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