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Author Topic: Cat blood test results- what do they mean?  (Read 70 times)
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mickey
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« on: March 09, 2019, 08:29:25 PM »

Django had blood work last Sunday just for an annual checkup, and to get a refill on his hyperthyroid medication. He didn't display any symptoms other than nighttime howling (that he as done for 10 years).

Took until today to get the results from the vet- had to convince them to email them to me since the vet won't call me back. Hopefully I will talk with him soon, but in the meantime, does anyone know if Precision PSL 75 is always pancreatitis? The range is 8-26. If so, how do I know if we caught it early enough when it is most treatable?

Thank you
Mickey

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alek0
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« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2019, 03:56:02 AM »

I am sorry, I do not know the answer, just wanted to send a big hug and say hang in there and hope you will hear back from the vet soon. If he has no symptoms, I would assume you caught it early, my vet always repeats treat the cat, not the numbers.
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« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2019, 04:01:31 PM »

Mickey,
Pancreatitis can sometimes be difficult to diagnose.  If your cat doesn't have any symptoms, this test could be a false-positive result, especially if it wasn't a fasting test.  I did find this one link that has some information that may be helpful to you.

              https://pets.stackexchange.com/questions/19798/how-high-a-psl-is-considered-normal-in-cats-with-no-other-symptoms-of-pancreatit
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mickey
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« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2019, 10:59:08 PM »

Thank you all for your kind words and advice. Talked with the vet, and had 6 hours worth of tests and waiting. Looks like we’re in the intestinal thickening could be anything stage. I’m sure you can relate to the many tests and non definitive answers. He’s home with us, getting lots of love as we tackle this. Thank you so much
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