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Elimination disorders in cats (Proceedings)

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Aug 01, 2011

Medical causes – LUTD

• Cystic Calculi
• Crystaluria
• Bacterial Infection
• Neoplasia
• Interstitial Cystitis
• Viral, Stress Induced, Idiopathic

Medical causes – PU/PD

• Chronic Renal Failure
• Diabetes Mellitus
• Pyometra
• Estrus
• Hyperthyroid

Medical causes – fecal abnormalities

• Inflammatory Bowel Disease
• Dietary Intolerance
• Gastrointestinal Parasitism
• Neurological or Locomotion Abnormalities

Minimum database

• Urinalysis
• Urine Culture if indicated by U/A or blood work (ex. If Azotemic)
• CBC
• Chem. Profile
• Total T4