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- van den Berg, M.F.; Schoeman, J.P.; Defauw, P.; Whitehead, Z.; Breemersch, A.; Goethals, K.; Daminet, S.; Meyer, E.
- The veterinary journal 2018 v.242 pp. 8-14
- C-reactive protein; Carnivore protoparvovirus 1; biomarkers; blood serum; creatinine; dogs; hypotension; immunoglobulin G; kidneys; neutrophils; patients; retinol-binding protein; risk; sepsis (infection); specific gravity; urea; urine
- ... Dogs with naturally occurring canine parvovirus (CPV) infection are at risk of developing acute kidney injury (AKI) due to several factors, including severe dehydration, hypotension and sepsis. Serum creatinine (sCr) and serum urea are insensitive markers for the assessment of early kidney injury. Therefore, the aim of this study was to investigate potential kidney injury in dogs with CPV infectio ...
- Clercx, Cécile; Fastrès, Aline; Roels, Elodie
- The veterinary journal 2018 v.242 pp. 53-58
- biomarkers; blood gases; dogs; exercise; fibrosis; histopathology; humans; hypertension; models; natural history; prognosis; terriers; tomography
- ... Canine idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (CIPF) affects middle-aged to older dogs of a single breed, mainly the West Highland white terrier (WHWT), which is suggestive of a genetic predisposition. CIPF causes exercise intolerance, restrictive dyspnoea and coughing. Coarse crackles are heard on thoracic auscultation. Abnormal blood gas parameters and a shortened ‘6-min-walking test’ distance are common ...