Recent Journal Articles (Last 3 years for earlier years click here)

Criscitiello, Michael F.; Kraev, Igor; Lange, Sigrun. Deiminated proteins in extracellular vesicles and serum of llama (Lama glama)—Novel insights into camelid immunity In: Molecular immunology. 117:37-53; 2020.


Aller, J. F., M. C. Abalos, F. Acuña & A. K. Cancino (2019) Plasma steroid profiles and ovarian response in llamas treated with eCG for superovulation combined with exogenous progesterone during early luteal phase. Animal Reproduction Science, 208, 106108.

Alshanbari, F., C. Castaneda, R. Juras, A. Hillhouse, M. N. Mendoza, G. A. Gutiérrez, F. A. P. d. León & T. Raudsepp (2019) Comparative FISH-mapping of MC1R, ASIP, and TYRP1 in New and Old World camelids and association analysis with coat color phenotypes in the dromedary (Camelus dromedarius). Frontiers in Genetics, 10, 340.

Anello, M., M. S. Daverio, M. B. Silbestro, L. Vidal-Rioja & F. d. Rocco (2019) Characterization and expression analysis of KIT and MITF-M genes in llamas and their relation to white coat color. Animal Genetics, 50, 143-149.

Anello, M., E. Fernández, M. S. Daverio, L. Vidal-Rioja & F. d. Rocco (2019) TYR gene in llamas: polymorphisms and expression study in different color phenotypes. Frontiers in Genetics, 10, 568.

Barreto R, R., A. Sato S, M. D. Ghezzi, F. Santos R, A. Chávez R & M. Navarrete Z (2019) Anatomical and histological study of the arteries that irrigate the pancreas and small intestine of the alpaca (Vicugna pacos). Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 30, 14-25.

Butkiewicz, C. D. & L. F. Shubitz (2019) Coccidioidomycosis in alpacas in the southwestern United States. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66, 807-812.

Calderon, D., G. Gutierrez, E. Quispe & C. Silva (2019) Comparison of the precision and accuracy of four equipment to determine the average fibre diameter and standard deviation of alpaca fibre. Revista Acadêmica: Ciência Animal, 17, 294-297.

Carhuapoma D, V., N. Valencia M, R. Paucar C, P. H. Mayhua M, R. Huamán J & E. Lizana-Hilario (2019) Effect of E. coli and Salmonella spp. on the growth and mortality of baby alpacas (Vicugna pacos). Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 30, 946-953.

Carrasco, R. A., J. Verhoef, C. E. P. Leonardi, E. E. Lanigan & G. P. Adams (2019) Bilateral thyroid follicular compact-cellular carcinoma in a llama. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 31, 913-916.

Cruz, A., R. Morante, J. P. Gutiérrez, R. Torres, A. Burgos & I. Cervantes (2019) Genetic parameters for medullated fiber and its relationship with other productive traits in alpacas. Animal, 13, 1358-1364.

Czerwinski, S. L. (2019) Ocular surface disease in new world camelids. Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 22, 69-79.

Daverio, M. S., M. Anello, V. A. Ersinger, S. Alvarez, E. Frank, L. Vidal-Rioja & F. d. Rocco (2019) Identification of llama KRTAP7-1 and KRTAP8-1 fiber genes and polymorphism screening. Small Ruminant Research, 175, 149-154.

Duke, G. S. (2019) 'Doing' Llama Face Stew: A Late Moche Culinary Assemblage as a Domestic Dedicatory Deposit. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 29, 517-535.

Dwyer, C., L. K. Whitfield & R. A. Laven (2019) The effect of elemental Zn boluses on concentrations of Zn in serum and faeces of South American camelids. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 67, 210-213.

Franz, S., S. Högler, M. Gumpenberger & A. Dadak (2019) Intracranial abscess formation in an adult alpaca: a case report. BMC Veterinary Research, 15, (4 June 2019).

Futas, J., J. Oppelt, A. Jelinek, J. P. Elbers, J. Wijacki, A. Knoll, P. A. Burger & P. Horin (2019) Natural killer cell receptor genes in camels: another mammalian model. Frontiers in Genetics, 10, 620.

Gomez-Puerta, L. A., J. Carrasco, A. M. Vargas-Calla, M. T. Lopez-Urbina & A. E. Gonzalez (2019) Alopecia a potential adverse side effect of albendazole use in alpacas. Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 17, 100297.

Guarnieri, E., S. Nichols, D. Sylvestre & D. Francoz (2019) Spinocellular carcinoma with pulmonary metastasis in an alpaca (Vicugna pacos): a temporary tracheotomy was performed. Bulletin des G.T.V., 79-83.

Haverkamp, A. K., B. J. Bosch, I. Spitzbarth, A. Lehmbecker, N. Te, A. Bensaid, J. Segalés & W. Baumgärtner (2019) Detection of MERS-CoV antigen on formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded nasal tissue of alpacas by immunohistochemistry using human monoclonal antibodies directed against different epitopes of the spike protein. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 218, 109939.

Hinojosa, R. A., A. Yzarra, J. A. Ruiz & M. Castrejón (2019) Structural characterization of the production system of alpacas (Vicugna pacos) in Huancavelica, Peru. Archivos de Zootecnia, 68, 100-108.

Jones, K. R. & G. W. Garcia (2019) Endoparasites of domesticated animals that originated in the Neo-Tropics (new world tropics). Veterinary Sciences, 6, 24.

Löhr, C. V., T. W. O'Neill, D. N. Daw, M. O. Pitel & J. W. Schlipf (2019) Pyogranulomatous enteritis and mesenteric lymphadenitis in an adult llama caused by Rhodococcus equi carrying virulence-associated protein A gene. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 31, 747-751.

Lucas, J. R., M. Barrios-Arpi, J. Rodríguez, S. Balcázar-Nakamatsu, J. Zarria, G. Namiyama, N. Taniwaki & O. Gonzales-Viera (2019) Ultrastructural description of Sarcocystis sp. in cardiac muscle of naturally infected alpacas (Vicugna pacos). Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 14, 174-179.

Ma, Y., Y. Zou, Q. Liu, S. Xie, R. Li, X. Zhu & W. Gao (2019) Prevalence and multilocus genotypes of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in alpacas (Vicugna pacos) in Shanxi Province, northern China. Parasitology Research, 118, 3371-3375.

Mazulis, C. A., H. N. Erb, A. Thachil & W. H. Miller, Jr. (2019) External ear cytological results and resident flora of clinically normal alpacas (Vicugna pacos). Veterinary Dermatology, 30, 337-e94.

McCorquodale, P. G. (2019) Where’s the Llama? An Around-the-World Adventure. ForeWord Reviews, 12, 55-55.

Mendoza, M. N., T. Raudsepp, F. Alshanbari, G. Gutiérrez & F. A. P. d. León (2019) Chromosomal localization of candidate genes for fiber growth and color in alpaca (Vicugna pacos). Frontiers in Genetics, 10, 583.

Montelli, S., C. Stelletta, J. A. Ruiz, C. Ballarin, B. Cozzi & A. Peruffo (2019) Mapping of the early intrauterine morphogenesis in the alpaca (Vicugna pacos): external features and development of the cephalic vesicle in comparison with the progressive carnegie scale. Anatomical Record : Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology, 302, 1226-1237.

Moser, L., K. Kegler, C. Precht & P. Zanolari (2019) Bronchioalveolar carcinoma in an adult alpaca (Vicugna pacos). BMC Veterinary Research, 15, (9 May 2019).

Neira, D. & L. Milagros. 2019. Architecture and structure of alpaca's (Vicugna pacos) fur. 73 pp. São Paulo: Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia.

Noakes, D. E., T. J. Parkinson & G. C. W. England. 2019. Veterinary reproduction and obstetrics. London: Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier Limited.

Patterson, D. 2019. Llama Berserk Syndrome. 24-24.

Peng, S., E. Fu, S. Lee & S. Tsai (2019) Methods to ameliorate heat stress in non-native alpaca, Vicugna pacos. Small Ruminant Research, 175, 90-95.

Peters, J. (2019) Llama Destroys the World. Booklist, 115, 54-54.

Petrigh, R. S., M. M. Cafrune & M. H. Fugassa (2019) First mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences of Lamanema chavezi (Nematoda: Molineidae): novel findings to improve its identification in feces from South American camelids. Parasitology International, 68, 60-62.

--- (2019) First mitochondrial and nuclear DNA sequences of Lamanema chavezi (Nematoda: Molineidae): novel findings to improve its identification in feces from South American camelids. Parasitology International, 68, 60-62.

Rashid, M. H., I. Beveridge, J. L. Vaughan & A. Jabbar (2019) Worm burdens and associated histopathological changes caused by gastrointestinal nematodes in alpacas from Australia. Parasitology Research, 118, 1031-1038.

Rashid, M. H., M. A. Stevenson, A. J. D. Campbell, J. L. Vaughan, I. Beveridge & A. Jabbar (2019) An assessment of worm control practices used by alpaca farmers in Australia. Veterinary Parasitology, 265, 91-100.

Rashid, M. H., M. A. Stevenson, J. L. Vaughan, M. A. Saeed, A. J. D. Campbell, I. Beveridge & A. Jabbar (2019) Epidemiology of gastrointestinal nematodes of alpacas in Australia: II. A longitudinal study. Parasitology Research, 118, 901-911.

Reagan, W. J., A. R. Irizarry Rovira & D. B. DeNicola. 2019. Veterinary hematology: atlas of common domestic and non-domestic species, 3rd Edition. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.

Riek, A., A. Stölzl, R. M. Bernedo, T. Ruf, W. Arnold, C. Hambly, J. R. Speakman & M. Gerken (2019) Energy expenditure and body temperature variations in llamas living in the High Andes of Peru. Scientific Reports, 9, 4037.

Riveros F, J. L., L. M. Correa, B. Zapata, P. Goddard & C. Bonacic (2019) The relationship between coping styles and responses to handling in captive guanacos (Lama guanicoe). Small Ruminant Research, 177, 103-105.

Rojas, M., H. G. Dias, J. L. S. Gonçalves, A. Manchego, R. Rosadio, D. Pezo & N. Santos (2019) Genetic diversity and zoonotic potential of rotavirus A strains in the southern Andean highlands, Peru. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 66, 1718-1726.

Schöniger, S., E. Schütze, D. Michalski, J. Puchta, M. Kaiser & W. Härtig (2019) Neuropathological findings suggestive for a stroke in an alpaca (Vicugna pacos). Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 61, (3 January 2019).

Soroko, M., A. Wyrostek, K. Howell & K. Dudek (2019) Comparison between the thermal insulation properties of Huacayo alpaca and Merino sheep fleeces. Veterinarski Arhiv, 89, 519-528.

Tabares-da Rosa, S., L. A. Wogulis, M. D. Wogulis, G. González-Sapienza & D. K. Wilson (2019) Structure and specificity of several triclocarban-binding single domain camelid antibody fragments. J Mol Recognit, 32, e2755.

Viesselmann, L. C., B. Flatland, T. Stokol, S. Sisson & D. M. W. Schaefer (2019) Evaluation of automated erythrocyte methodology in new world camelids using the ADVIA 2120 hematology analyzer. Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 48, 239-249.

Viesselmann, L. C., R. Videla, J. Schaefer, A. Chapman, H. Wyrosdick & D. M. W. Schaefer (2019) Mycoplasma haemolamae and intestinal parasite relationships with erythrocyte variables in clinically healthy alpacas and llamas. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 33, 2336-2342.

Watanabe, T. T. N., F. R. C. Chaigneau, J. M. Adaska, B. Doncel-Díaz & F. A. Uzal (2019) Polycystic liver in two adult llamas. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 31, 280-283.

Zhao, G., M. Ding, D. Wu, Z. Luo, J. Liu & X. Yang (2019) Pneumonia infection by Morganella morganii in a male alpaca. Veterinary Research Forum, 10, 267-269.


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  2. Broadbent, B., Testing for TB in camelids. Veterinary Record, 2018. 183(9): p. 301.
  3. Carrasco, R.A., S. Jaswant, and G.P. Adams, Distribution and morphology of gonadotropin-releasing hormone neurons in the hypothalamus of an induced ovulator - the llama (Lama glama). General and Comparative Endocrinology, 2018. 263: p. 43-50.
  4. Corpa, J.M., et al., Streptococcus equi subspecies zooepidemicus septicemia in alpacas: three cases and review of the literature. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2018. 30(4): p. 598-602.
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  6. D'Apollonia, S.J., H. Meilby, and M. Sørensen, Ancient agropastoral system of the Bolivian Altiplano: a robust ecosystem endangered from changes in land-use. Sustainable Agriculture Research, 2018. 7(4): p. 70-90.
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  8. Fernandez, J.A., et al., Pathology of coccidioidomycosis in llamas and alpacas. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2018. 30(4): p. 560-564.
  9. Giuliano, S., H. Cisale, and M.R. Ferrari, Morphology, morphometry and chromatin distribution in llama sperm nuclei. Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2018. 53(2): p. 502-511.
  10. Jankovsky, J.M. and R.L. Donnell, Blastomyces dermatitidis pneumonia in a llama. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2018. 30(4): p. 576-579.
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