Candida albicans peritonitis after urethrostomy in a dog

Joon Hyuk Choi, Hyung Jin Park, Gun Ho Song, Kyoung Won Seo

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Abstract

A 7-year-old castrated male Maltese developed anemia, ascites with peritonitis, and vomiting after urethrostomy. A microbial culture test of the peritoneal fluid indicated Candida albicans. Antifungal therapy was administered with intravenous fluconazole combined with antibacterial therapy. The patient recovered completely 37 days after referral admission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)473-477
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Veterinary Clinics
Volume30
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Candida albicans
  • Dog
  • Fluconazole
  • Peritonitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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Choi, J. H., Park, H. J., Song, G. H., & Seo, K. W. (2013). Candida albicans peritonitis after urethrostomy in a dog. Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 30(6), 473-477.

Candida albicans peritonitis after urethrostomy in a dog. / Choi, Joon Hyuk; Park, Hyung Jin; Song, Gun Ho; Seo, Kyoung Won.

In: Journal of Veterinary Clinics, Vol. 30, No. 6, 01.12.2013, p. 473-477.

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Choi, JH, Park, HJ, Song, GH & Seo, KW 2013, 'Candida albicans peritonitis after urethrostomy in a dog', Journal of Veterinary Clinics, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 473-477.
Choi, Joon Hyuk ; Park, Hyung Jin ; Song, Gun Ho ; Seo, Kyoung Won. / Candida albicans peritonitis after urethrostomy in a dog. In: Journal of Veterinary Clinics. 2013 ; Vol. 30, No. 6. pp. 473-477.
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