TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Hirschvogel, Katrin; Jurina, Konrad; Steinberg, Tanja A.; Matiasek, Lara A.; Matiasek, Kaspar; Beltrán, Elsa; Fischer, Andrea
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p299
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
79817398

 

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