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Candida glabrata infection of urinary bladder in a Chinchilla Persian cat

  • Woo, Seungji (College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Kim, Hak-Hyun (College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Kang, Ji-Houn (College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Na, Ki-Jeong (College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center, Chungbuk National University) ;
  • Yang, Mhan-Pyo (College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center, Chungbuk National University)
  • Received : 2017.02.10
  • Accepted : 2017.05.11
  • Published : 2017.06.30

Abstract

A 5-year-old castrated male Chinchilla Persian cat weighing 4.84 kg was referred for hematuria. The cat had a history of urethrostomy and bacterial cystitis. In urine culture, Candida glabrata was cultured on Sabouraud dextrose agar. Based on these results, the cat was diagnosed with Candida cystitis. Subsequently, oral administration of fluconazole was initiated. Urine culture was negative at 31 days after administration. This case describes the diagnosis and treatment of Candida glabrata infection of urinary bladder in a cat with a history of urethrostomy.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : National Research Foundation (NRF)

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