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INTAS POLIVET
Year : 2018, Volume : 19, Issue : 1
First page : ( 126) Last page : ( 128)
Print ISSN : 0972-1738. Online ISSN : 2249-8796.

Diagnosis and management of concurrent congestive heart failure and urinary tract infection in a dog

Yanglem Pushpa1,*, Anand R.K.2, Anand Gautam3

Dr. Anand's Pets Clinic 56 & 58, 1st Floor DDA Shopping Centre Block J, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018

1Veterinary Microbiologist, Dr. Anand's Pets Clinic 56 & 58, 1st Floor DDA Shopping Centre Block J, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018

2Chief Executive Officer Dr. Anand's Pets Clinic 56 & 58, 1st Floor DDA Shopping Centre Block J, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018

3Specialist Surgeon Dr. Anand's Pets Clinic 56 & 58, 1st Floor DDA Shopping Centre Block J, Vikas Puri, New Delhi-110018

*Corresponding author. E-mail: drtiny.2007@gmail.com

Online published on 5 November, 2018.

Abstract

A dog was presented with history of poor exercise tolerance, lethargy and inappetance for a week. Besides, the pet was showing stranguria and hematuria for 4–5 days. Electrocardiography indicated left ventricular hypertrophy. The blood test report revealed neutrophilia and raised total leukocyte count (TLC). The urinalysis report revealed presence of many red blood cells (RBC) and numerous pus cells. The parameters of KFT and LFT were found to be within the normal range. The dog was treated with diurectics, antibiotics, anti-inflammatory and supportive vitamins. After two days of therapy, improvement in physical activity, appetite and general health condition were observed. CST of urine sample revealed Proteus spp. with sensitivity to Amoxycillin/Sulbactam. Treatment was continued for electrocardiography was repeated after three weeks and showed marked improvement but was advised to continue the above treatment regimen. The urine sample revealed sterile on CST.

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Keywords

Electrocardiography, HPF, LFT, KFT, Stranguria.

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