Multicentric T-cell lymphosarcoma in an alpaca

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A two-year-old female alpaca with multicentric lymphosarcoma presented because of progressive weakness and recumbency. The diagnosis of lymphosarcoma was based on the detection of immature and atypical lymphocytes in a lumbosacral CSF sample. Post mortem examination confirmed multicentric lymphosarcoma involving multiple organs. Immunophenotyping using cross reactive T- and B-cell antibodies characterized the tumour as a T-cell lymphosarcoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-185
Number of pages5
JournalVeterinary Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2006


  • Alpaca
  • Cerebrospinal fluid
  • Immunophenotyping
  • Recumbency
  • T-cell lymphosarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • veterinary(all)


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