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JSAP-2022-0090.R2 Proof Fl

Berrezaie, Margot; Connoly, David; Cruzado, Judith; Mederska, Elzbieta; Dukes-McEwan, Jo; Humm, Karen


Margot Berrezaie

David Connoly

Judith Cruzado

Elzbieta Mederska

Jo Dukes-McEwan

Karen Humm


Objectives: To determine the causative organisms, clinical features and outcome of 4 canine infective endocarditis (IE) in the UK. 5 6 Methods: Medical records of 3 veterinary referral hospitals were searched for dogs with 7 IE between December 2009 and December 2019. Signalment, clinical signs, causative 8 organism, valve affected, treatment and survival data were recorded. 9 10 Results: Seventy-seven cases with possible or definite IE (according to the modified 11 Duke criteria) were included. The majority were large breed (40/77-51.9%). There 12 were 47/77 (61%) male dogs and the mean age was 7.3 ± 3 years. A causative 13 organism was identified in 26/77 (33.8%) cases. The most common organisms were 14 Escherichia coli (7/27-25.9%), Pasteurella spp. (5/27-18.5%), Staphylococcus spp. 15


Berrezaie, M., Connoly, D., Cruzado, J., Mederska, E., Dukes-McEwan, J., & Humm, K. (2022). JSAP-2022-0090.R2 Proof Fl. Journal of Small Animal Practice,

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Sep 12, 2022
Publication Date Dec 1, 2022
Deposit Date Nov 28, 2022
Publicly Available Date Dec 2, 2022
Print ISSN 0022-4510
Publisher Wiley
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed


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