Agreement of serum feline pancreas-specific lipase and colorimetric lipase assays with pancreatic ultrasonographic findings in cats with suspicion of pancreatitis: 161 cases (2008-2012).

  title={Agreement of serum feline pancreas-specific lipase and colorimetric lipase assays with pancreatic ultrasonographic findings in cats with suspicion of pancreatitis: 161 cases (2008-2012).},
  author={S Oppliger and Sonja Hartnack and Claudia E. Reusch and Peter Hendrik Kook},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={244 9},
OBJECTIVE To investigate agreement of a feline pancreas-specific lipase assay and a colorimetric lipase assay with a 1,2-o-dilauryl-rac-glycero-3-glutaric acid-(6'-methylresorufin) ester (DGGR) substrate with results of pancreatic ultrasonography in cats with suspicion of pancreatitis. DESIGN Retrospective case series. ANIMALS 161 client-owned cats with suspicion of pancreatitis. PROCEDURES Feline pancreas-specific lipase concentration and DGGR lipase activity were measured from the same… 

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