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Research for a safer smallpox vaccine

Research for a safer smallpox vaccine Reported to have killed over 300 million people in the 20th century before being ‘eradicated’ in the late 1970’s [1], this global killer is once again the subject of intent scientific study; not because people are contracting the disease but rather due to its potential use as a ‘bioterrorism…
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Triple J Farms Llama Plasma

Product Codes: 688710-688720-688730 SUMMARY Transfusions of plasma are needed to increase serum immunoglobulins, total protein and albumin in crias that are deficient from lack of passive transfer. Blood  transfusions should be given with care; immune responses can be similar to that of transplantation of a solid organ. Plasma should be administered slowly with the recipient…
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The Advantages of Measuring IgG in Llama Colostrum

For the past seven years Triple J Farms has been studying the use of the measurement of llama IgG in improving the management and breeding of llamas. This paper is preliminary data on monitoring the IgG concentrations in llama colostrum over several years and its relationship to passive transfer and the health of newborn crias.…
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How to Correct Abnormal IgG Levels in Newborn Llamas

Triple J Farms has developed a method of monitoring passive transfer in the newborn llama by using a radial immunodiffusion test. To date we have monitored over 300 mother IgG colostrum titers and the next day serum levels of IgG in the cria. By observation of the cria's activity, weight gain, and general health we…
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