Vol. 7, Issue 4 (2018)
Review on use of biomarkers in small animal disease diagnosis
D Divya, D Deepty, M Rajashree and D Ashok
Biomarkers are defined and classified in many ways and are considered as an indicators of normal biological or pathogenic processes or pharmacological responses to a therapeutic intervention. They are mainly used to diagnose various diseases and to monitor various organ dysfunction or injury or damage. The increased quantity of each biomarker in respective organ system indicate that the animal is diseased, thereby aids in ease of differentiation of healthy and unhealthy animal. This review gives a brief summary of biomarkers, their classification and use in different organ system (hepatic, urinary etc.) of small animals.
How to cite this article:
D Divya, D Deepty, M Rajashree and D Ashok. Review on use of biomarkers in small animal disease diagnosis. 2018; 7(4): 114-117.