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Feline Acute Kidney Injury Study

Objective:

To assess the potential of a possible new marker of acute kidney injury - including Oncology patients that develop kidney disease during the course of their disease.

Incentives:

  • New diagnostic AKI assay performed at no cost to owner

Samples needed:

  • urine sample (1-5 mL), collected either by voidance, cystocentesis or catheterization.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • cats with following conditions:

    • severe systemic disease (including cancer)
    • aminoglycoside & NSAID therapies
    • low urinary tract obstruction
    • prerenal azotemia
    • exacerbation of chronic renal disease
    • acute renal failure.

Researchers:

Dr. Dorothee Bienzle (PI)

Contacts:

Dr. Dorothee Bienzle: 519-824-4120; ext.54351

Vicky Sabine, PhD (Clinical Research Coordinator)

clinical.research@uoguelph.ca; Work Cell #: 226-218-0338

 

Funded by OVC Pet Trust