Clinical Course of Acute Canine Polyradiculoneuritis Following Treatment with Human IV Immunoglobulin

Hirschvogel, Katrin; Jurina, Konrad; Steinberg, Tanja A.; Matiasek, Lara A.; Matiasek, Kaspar; Beltrán, Elsa; Fischer, Andrea
September 2012
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p299
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which investigated whether dogs with acute canine polyradiculoneuritis (ACP) would tolerate IV immunoglobulin (IVIg) well and have faster recovery than dogs managed with supportive treatment only. Findings showed that those treated with IVIg were ambulating without assistance after a median of 27.5 days from the manifestation of clinical symptoms. In comparison, the control group was ambulatory without assistance at a median of 75.5 days.


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