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- Moritz, Andreas; Walcheck, Bruce K.; Weiss, Douglas J.
- Veterinary clinical pathology 2003 v.32 no.1 pp. 6-12
- EDTA (chelating agent); acetates; analysis of variance; antibodies; anticoagulants; blood; blood sampling; dogs; flow cytometry; fluorescence; platelet activation; sodium citrate
- ... Background: Platelet activation appears to play a role in a variety of canine thrombotic disorders. At present, tests for the detection of activated platelets are not used routinely in veterinary clinical laboratories. Objective: The purpose of this study was to develop a clinically applicable method to detect activated canine platelets. Methods: A flow cytometric assay was developed to detect act ...