Journal article

Comparisons between cats with normal and increased fPLI concentrations in cats diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease

S Bailey, L Benigni, J Eastwood, OA Garden, L McMahon, K Smith, JM Steiner, JS Suchodolski, K Allenspach

Journal of Small Animal Practice | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2010

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to compare age, serum albumin and cobalamin concentrations, serum alanine amino transferase and alkaline phosphatase activities, feline inflammatory bowel disease clinical disease activity index, pancreatic ultrasound findings, intestinal histopathology scores, outcome, treatment and clinical response between cats diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease with normal or increased serum feline pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity concentrations. METHODS: Medical records for 23 cats diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease and with serum feline pancreatic lipase immunoreactivity concentrations available were reviewed. Three groups were compared; cats with s..

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