TABLE 1:

Results

NumberBreedAgeSexClinical signs and laboratory findingsInitial diagnostic methodAD at 4 weeksB at 4 weeksAD at 8 weeksB at 8 weeksAD at 12 weeksB at 12 weeks
1Lurcher6 yearsFNGingival haemorrhage, prolonged aPTT and PT, decreased fibrinogenADNegativeNegativeNPNPNPNP
2Labrador retriever8 yearsMNAcute haemorrhagic diarrhoeaBNegativeNegativeNPNPNPNP
3UnknownUnknownUnknownNoneADPositiveNegativePositiveNPNegativeNP
4English springer spaniel9 years 7 monthsMERegenerative anaemia (PCV 18%), thrombocytopenia, haematocheziaADNegativeNegativeNPNPNPNP
5Staffordshire bull terrier9 yearsFNIntermittent cough for two monthsADNegativeNegativeNPNPNPNP
6UnknownUnknownUnknownUnknownADNegativeNegativeNPNPNPNP
7Bulldog2 years 10 monthsFENoneADNegativeNegativeNPNPNPNP
8Manchester terrier10 years 7 monthsMNCoughingAD; B (negative)NegativeNegativeNPNPNPNP
9Crossbreed9 monthsMNNoneADNegativeNegativeNPNPNPNP
  • AD, Angio Detect test; aPTT, activated partial thromboplastin time; B, Baermann; FE, female entire; FN,female neutered ME, male entire; MN, male neutered; NP, test not performed; PCV, packed cell volume; PT, prothrombin time.