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Owner gives insulin (dosage per DVM recommendations). Cytology and Endocrine Function Testing 3. 4. 5. 6. 23 Owner brings the patient to the clinic. Take initial blood sample and determine glucose value. Take blood samples at 1 to 2 hr. intervals for the next 12 hr. Once completed, the insulin dose, dosing interval, and type of insulin used are evaluated. Normal Values • Canine: Maintain blood glucose between 100–200 mg% for at least 20–22 hours per day. • Feline: Maintain blood glucose between 100–300 mg% for at least 20–22 hours per day.
Test Procedure If the animal is overstressed or nervous at the clinic it is recommended that the client bring the animal home; stress can alter the test results. 1. * 2. * 3. Collect another 1 mL of serum or plasma 30 min. (if given IV) or 60 min. * You may have to collect a third sample 60 min. (if given IV) or 90 min. * * See your laboratory for details. Normal Values • Canine baseline cortisol: 1–5 μg/dL • Canine ACTH post stimulation: 10–20 μg/dL • Feline baseline cortisol: 1–5 μg/dL • Feline peak ACTH post cortisol: 5–15 μg/dL These values are based on Marshfield Clinic Laboratories ranges.
B. Check gums for disease, lesions, ulceration, tumors, etc. c. Check the tongue, nose, tonsils, and pharynx. d. In younger animals check for any retained deciduous teeth to be removed. e. Chart all findings. 4. If there are large pieces of calculus, remove them with calculus removing forceps. 5. Scale all teeth. a. If a mechanical scaler is used, do not keep the scaler on the tooth for more than 10 sec. b. Make sure to scale lingual and palatal portions of the teeth 6. A curette should be used to remove any subgingival calculus from the teeth.