Occult bacterial lower urinary tract infections in cats-urinalysis and culture findings.

@article{Litster2009OccultBL,
  title={Occult bacterial lower urinary tract infections in cats-urinalysis and culture findings.},
  author={Annette L. Litster and Susan C Moss and Joanne L Platell and Darren J Trott},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={136 1-2},
  pages={130-4}
}
Bacterial urinary tract infections (UTIs) can be detected in feline urine submitted for urinalysis and culture as part of the diagnostic workup for a variety of conditions. Our aim was to investigate urinalysis and culture findings in urine specimens from cats with no history of lower urinary tract signs. Study inclusion criteria required cystocentesis specimens from cats with no history of lower urinary tract signs, inappropriate urination, or previous UTI (including pyelonephritis). Of 132… CONTINUE READING