Persistent cobalamin deficiency causing failure to thrive in a juvenile beagle.

@article{Fordyce2000PersistentCD,
  title={Persistent cobalamin deficiency causing failure to thrive in a juvenile beagle.},
  author={Hilary H. Fordyce and Mary Beth Callan and Urs Giger},
  journal={The Journal of small animal practice},
  year={2000},
  volume={41 9},
  pages={
          407-10
        }
}
A six-month-old beagle was presented with a three-month history of failure to gain weight, lethargy, intermittent vomiting and seizures. Hypoglycaemia, portosystemic shunt, lead intoxication, gastrointestinal diseases and hereditary metabolic disorders were considered. Laboratory test results of low serum cobalamin (Cbl) concentrations, anaemia, leucopenia and methylmalonic aciduria while the dog was receiving a balanced commercial canine diet were suggestive of a congenital selective Cbl… CONTINUE READING
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