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Urinalysis: protein

Clapis

Overview

  • Urine from clinically normal rabbits may contain small amounts of protein.

Sampling

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Tests

Methodologies

  • Mix the urine specimen thoroughly.
  • Pipette urine onto test pads.
  • Hold horizontally to avoid run-off between pads.
  • Read test at correct interval.

Availability

  • All veterinary practices.
  • External laboratories.

Result Data

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Jenkins J R (2010) Evaluation of the rabbit urinary tract. J Exotic Pet Med 19 (4), 271-279 VetMedResource.
  • Jenkins J R (2008) Rabbit diagnostic testing. J Exotic Pet Med 17 (1), 4-15 JExoticPetMed.
  • Melillo A (2007) Rabbit clinical pathology. J Exotic Pet Med 16 (3), 135-145 VetMedResource.
  • Paul-Murphy J (2007) Critical care of the rabbit. Vet Clin Exotic Anim Pract 10 (2), 437-461 PubMed.
  • Cray C & Zaias J (2004) Laboratory procedures. Vet Clin Exotic Anim Pract (2), 487-518 PubMed.

Other sources of information

  • Varga M (2014) Textbook of Rabbit Medicine. 2nd edn. Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier, UK.
  • Klaphake E & Paul-Murphy J (2012) Disorders of the Reproductive and Urinary Systems. In: Ferrets, Rabbits & Rodents Clinical Medicine & Surgery. 3rd edn. Eds: Quesenberry K E & Carpenter J W. Elsevier Saunders, USA.
  • Oglesbee B L (2011) Blackwells Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Small Mammal. 2nd edn. Wiley-Blackwell, USA.
  • Jenkins J R (2006)C linical Pathology. In: BSAVA Manual of Rabbit Medicine & Surgery. 2nd edn. Eds: Meredith A & Flecknell P. BSAVA, UK.
  • Saunders R A & Rees Davies R (2005) EdsNotes on Rabbit Internal Medicine. Blackwell Publishing, UK.

Organisation(s)

  • Mary Pinborough, Pinmoore Animal Laboratory Services Ltd, The Coach House, Town House Barn, Clotton, Cheshire CW6 0EG, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1829 781855; Email: sales@palsvetlab.co.uk; Website: www.palsvetlab.co.uk.

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