Should UTI be a Differential Diagnosis in Cats With FLUTD? - Vet Education

 

Should UTI be a Differential Diagnosis in Cats With FLUTD?

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Many pet parents think that the clinical signs of feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) are indicative of a urinary tract infection (UTI). In reality, UTI accounts for a fraction of these cases while more than 50% are secondary to feline idiopathic cystitis (FIC). Despite these statistics UTIs do happen in cats and this webinar will focus on feline risk factors for UTI versus FIC. The purpose is to help veterinarians to understand when a UTI workup is necessary and when the more common causes of FLUTD like FIC should remain the top differential diagnosis.

Speaker

Dr. Mike Wood

DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Dr. Wood is an assistant professor of small animal internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Wood earned his veterinary medical degree from Tufts University. He completed a small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship and a small animal internal medicine residency before completing a doctoral degree in immunology at North Carolina State University. His research interests include the mucosal response of the urinary bladder to infection and inflammation.

 

When is it?

Date: Thursday, 26 March 2020
Time: 20:00 EDT

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