Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Peritoneal fluid: urine

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Overview

  • Presence of urine in peritoneal cavity indicates leakage from the urinary tract.
  • Causes a urine peritonitis.

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

Availability

  • Widely available at commercial laboratories.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from VetMed Resource and PubMed.
  • Steyn P F et al (1993) Radiographic, epidemiologic, and clinical aspects of simultaneous pleural and peritoneal effusions in dogs and cats: 48 cases (1982-1991). JAVMA 202(2), 307-312 PubMed.
  • Tyler R D et al (1989) Evaluation of pleural and peritoneal effusions. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 19(4), 743-768 PubMed.


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