Evaluation of clinical signs and causes of lower urinary tract disease in European cats.

@article{Gerber2005EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of clinical signs and causes of lower urinary tract disease in European cats.},
  author={Bernhard Gerber and F S Boretti and Saskia Kley and Peter Laluha and Cindy Mueller and Niklas Sieber and Stefan Unterer and Michael Wenger and Mark Flueckiger and Tony Glaus and Claudia E. Reusch},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 12},
  pages={571-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To investigate the clinical signs and causes of lower urinary tract disease (LUTD) in 77 cats. METHODS Cats diagnosed with LUTD over a two-year period were included in the study. RESULTS The study population comprised 67 male and 10 female cats. Uroliths occurred in 17 of the 77 cats (22 per cent), urethral plugs in eight cats (10 per cent) and urinary tract infection in six cats (8 per cent). In 44 cats (57 per cent), no specific cause for the disease was found and they were… CONTINUE READING