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BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and often fatal disorder in dogs. HYPOTHESIS Urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL)/creatinine ratio is a sensitive and specific biomarker of AKI in dogs. ANIMALS Ninety-four dogs. METHODS Prospective study. Dogs were classified as follows: (1) healthy dogs, (2) dogs with lower urinary(More)
A 3-year-old male castrated golden retriever was presented to the University of California-Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (UCD VMTH) for evaluation of urinary incontinence. The dog had a history of urinary incontinence since 6 weeks of age; however , the incontinence had worsened during the 3 months before initial presentation to the UCD VMTH.(More)
BACKGROUND Acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with high mortality rates in dogs, which may be a consequence of late recognition using traditional diagnostic tests. Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin (NGAL) is a protein-induced during kidney injury that may identify AKI earlier than traditional tests. OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To evaluate urinary(More)
BACKGROUND Diagnosis of pancreatitis in dogs is complicated by extrapancreatic disorders that can alter the results of laboratory tests. Extrapancreatic disorders can also affect the diagnosis of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). The effects of acute kidney injury (AKI) on pancreas-specific lipase activity (Spec cPL(®) Test), serum lipase activity(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the association between blood loss during delivery and B-hemoglobin before and after delivery (3 days and 10 weeks, respectively). MATERIALS AND METHODS Information on blood loss for 693 women, 93.9% of all parturients during the study period, was extracted from the original medical records. B-hemoglobin was analyzed at the antenatal(More)
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