PMID: 41108Jul 1, 1979

An investigation of arterial disease in Alaskan reindeer and Caribou

Journal of Wildlife Diseases
R A Dieterich, J R Luick

Abstract

No significant lesions of atherosclerosis or other vascular diseases were found in the aorta and coronary arteries of 34 reindeer and 15 caribou (Rangifer tarandus). Serum lipid, phospholipid, cholesterol and triglyceride levels were similar in caribou and reindeer and did not differ greatly from those reported in other ruminants.

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