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Study Shows High Prevalence of Anemia-Causing Parasite in South American Camelids

July 17, 2012 MAF

Mycoplasma haemolamae is a bacterium that attaches to red blood cells and causes anemia in South American camelids. A recently developed blood test for diagnosing infection indicates that some infected animals do not show clinical signs of anemia.

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Tests Prove Limitations of Deworming Drugs for Camelids

July 8, 2011 MAF

Many llamas and alpacas suffer from sometimes fatal worm-related illnesses because they receive ineffective doses of dewormer medications that are based on doses given to other species, such as sheep and cattle.

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Markers to Help Trace Genetic Defects

February 2, 2010 MAF

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2009: A Year of Animal Health Successes

December 14, 2009 Morris Animal Foundation

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Preventing Worm-Related Illnesses and Deaths in Camelids

August 20, 2009 MAF

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Safe and Effective Pain Relief Tailored for Llamas and Alpacas

August 19, 2009 MAF

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