Case 8

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Aug 30, 2011
By dvm360.com staff

Your problem list for Misou consists of anorexia, thin body condition, dehydration, and jaundice. Fortunately, Misou's owners are committed to finding out what is wrong and approve hospitalization to provide supportive care and initial diagnostic tests—a CBC, serum chemistry profile, urinalysis, and FeLV/FIV test. You place a peripheral intravenous catheter and start administering crystalloid fluids to replace Misou's fluid deficit.

QUESTION 1
Hyperbilirubinemia always results in clinical evidence of jaundice. True or false?

True

False

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