Presentation on theme: "Kitten with Pruritis Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP Chief Veterinary Educator IDEXX Laboratories."— Presentation transcript:
Kitten with Pruritis Dennis B. DeNicola, DVM, PhD, DACVP Chief Veterinary Educator IDEXX Laboratories
“Kitten” – 6 month old DSH 6 months old Intact female Domestic Shorthair Presented with clinical history of pruritis Cat was depressed upon presentation but became extremely excited during blood collection process
Leukogram Interpretation Normal leukocyte count No lymphocytosis in face of excitement Probable underlying glucocorticoid influence (“stress”) High normal eosinophil count in face of possible glucocorticoid influence (“stress”) High probability of underlying eosinophilic inflammatory condition
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