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Use of intravenous lipid therapy in three cases of feline permethrin toxicosis

Haworth, M.D. and Smart, L. (2012) Use of intravenous lipid therapy in three cases of feline permethrin toxicosis. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 22 (6). pp. 697-702.

Link to Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1476-4431.2012.00804.x
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Abstract

Objective: To describe the use of intravenous lipid emulsion (IVLE) as an adjunctive therapy in 3 cats with permethrin toxicosis. Case Series Summary: Three cats with permethrin toxicosis were treated with IVLE in addition to the current accepted treatment regime. All 3 cats demonstrated a subjective rapid clinical improvement after the administration of IVLE, with no adverse reactions observed. New or Unique Information Provided: This is the first reported use of IVLE for feline permethrin toxicosis, with encouraging results. A possible reduction in costs associated with treatment may contribute to a reduction in euthanasia. Further investigation of the use of IVLEs in permethrin toxicosis is warranted.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
Copyright: © Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society 2012.
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/12539
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