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Veterinary Health Center

July 2007

Signalment Species

SpeciesCanine
SexFemale
Age81/2 years
BreedPomeranian

Presenting Complaint

  • Straining while urinating and pollakiuria

History

  • History of nephroliths and urocystoliths since May 2007.

Physical Exam:

  • Body wt – 3.46 kg
  • Temp – 101.8
  • Heart rate – 132 bpm
  • Respiratory rate – 42 per min
  • BCS – 4/5

Plan

  • Urinalysis – Yellow cloudy urine with specific gravity 1.008 and alkaline PH (7.5)
  • Urine culture – Positive for E. coli
  • Abdominal radiographs


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Interpretation

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