A comparison of the clinical utility of several published formulae for estimated osmolality of canine serum.

OBJECTIVE To determine the normal osmole gap for 18 previously published formulae used to estimate serum osmolality in dogs. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING University veterinary medical teaching hospital. ANIMALS Two hundred and fifty client-owned dogs. INTERVENTIONS None. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS Serum samples were saved and frozen at -80… CONTINUE READING