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Journal October 2009 (Vol 31, No 10)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

Urate Urolithiasis CE Article #3

1. A genetic predisposition for urate urolith formation is suspected in
2. The major excretory end product of purine metabolism in dogs and cats is
3. The suspected mechanism of hyperuricosuria in dalmatians is
4. The target urine pH for prevention of urate crystallization is
5. A predisposition for formation of urate uroliths is suspected in _______ cats.
6. What percentage of urate uroliths are found in the upper urinary tract?
7. Which parameter is not useful when evaluating response to medical therapy for urate urolithiasis?
8. The detection rate of urate urocystoliths using double-contrast cystography is _______ for stones >1.0 mm.
9. _______ is a recognized side effect of allopurinol therapy in dogs.
10. Use of ultralow-protein diets formulated for prevention of urate urolithiasis is implicated in the development of _______ in predisposed English bulldogs.
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