You are using feline interferon omega, yes? Not human interferon? The human version can be given orally for stomatitis but if injected it will eventually cause an allergic reaction.
- Lorraine > On September 19, 2019 at 2:02 AM Wendy <we...@wendyfrank.net> wrote: > > > Hello, Our FELV positive neutered male cat approximately 1 and ½ years > old has gotten very sick suddenly. He is a house cat, and he was neutered in > May of 2019. Would you please let us know what we can do to help our > much-loved cat? A few days ago, he became lethargic and lost interest in > eating. We had his blood drawn yesterday and he had iv fluids yesterday, and > today we were told he needed a blood transfusion (or two) and more iv fluids, > and then a bone marrow test tomorrow. We were told that the first blood > transfusion today was not very effective because he got so many iv fluids at > the same time, so now they are going to give him another transfusion. As > background, we rescued him as a stray from Barbados in October 2018 when he > was about 6 months old, and he has been healthy, active, happy and gaining > weight, despite being FELV positive. Since October 2018, we cured him of > giardia and bartonella henselae. On 12/31/2018, he tested positive for the > ELISA and IFA, although his blood work was in normal ranges at that time. In > 03/2019, we started giving him 1 t-cyte shot once per month, and we started > giving him 1ml of interferon per days for 7 days on and then 7 days off, > repeated. We have continued the interferon and t-cyte in this manner ever > since 03/2019. Just yesterday, here are the results of his blood work: > > Tests Results Ref. Range > Units > > Total Protein 6.1 5.2- 8.8 > g/dL > > Albumin 3.5 2.5- 3.9 > g/dl > > Globulin 2.6 2.3- 5.3 > g/dL > > A/G Rat io 1.3 0.35- 1.5 > > AST (SGOT) 106 (HIGH) 10-100 > IU/L > > ALT (SGPT) 39 10- 100 > IU/L > > Alk Phosphatase 40 6- 102 > IU/L > > GGT 1 1- 10 > IU/L > > Total Bilirubin 0.1 0.1- 0.4 > mg/dL > > BUN 15 14- 36 > mg/dl > > Creatinine 0.9 0.6- 2.4 > mg/dl > > BUN/Creatinine Ratio 17 4-33 > > Phosphorus 4.4 2.4- 8.2 > mg/dl > > Glucose 178 (HIGH) > 64 - 170 mg/dL > > > Calcium 9.3 8.2- 10 .8 > m g/dL > > Magnesium 2.0 1.5- 2.5 > mEq/L > > Sodium 153 145-158 > mEq/L > > Potassium 4.6 3.4- 5.6 > mEq/L > > NAIK Ratio 33 32-41 > > Chloride 121 104-128 > mEq/L > > Cholesterol 94 75- 220 > mg/dl > > Triglyceride 108 25-160 > mg/dl > > Amylase 611 100-1200 > IU/L > > PrecisionPSL™ 10 8- 26 > U/L Acute pancrea titis is unlikely. Chronic pancreatitis is > not excluded > > by a norm al PrecisionPSL™. > > > > CPK 711 (HIGH) 56-529 IU/L > > > > WBC 20.5 (HIGH) 3.5- 16.0 > 10'/µL > > Corrected for NRBCs > > > ABC 2.5 (LOW) 5.92-9.93 > 10°/µ L > > HGB 4.5 (LOW) 9.3- 15 .9 > g/dL > > HCT 29-48 > % ' > > The hematocrit in th 27. (Normal range 29-48). A recent study has > indicated that >23% of anemic cats are infected with one or more species of > hemoplasma and several studies confirm that PCR is significantly more > sensitive in detecting hemoplasma. > > > MCV 57 37-61 > fl > > MCH 18.2 11-21 > pg > > MCHC 32 30-38 > g/dl > > Poikilocytosis Slight > > NRBC 9(HIGH) > 0-1 /100 WBC > > Blood Parasites None Seen RBC Comment > > Rouleaux Moderate > > > Platelet Count 78 (LOW) 200-500 > 10'/µL > > Platelet count reflects the minimum number due to platelet clumping. > > > Platelet Estimate Adequate > > Differential Absolute o/o > > Neutrophils (LOW) 1640 8 2500 - 8500 > /µL > > Bands 0 > > Lymphocytes (HIGH) 17630 86 1200 - 8000 > /µL > > Monocytes (HIGH) 1025 5 0-600 > /µ L > > Eosinophils 0 0 0-1000 > /µ L > > Basophils (HIGH) 205 1 0- 150 > /µL > > > FREE T4 BY EQU ILIBRIUM D IALYS IS (Pending) > > UR INALYSIS- C OMPL ETE > > Collection Method Cystocentesis > > > 0.8- 4.0 µ g/dl > > > > > > Color Appearance Spec ific Gravity pH > > > DARK YELLOW TURBID > > 1.056 1.015- 1.060 > > 7.0 5.5- 7.0 > > > > Protein > > > > 2+ (HIGH) > > NEGATIVE > > Urine protein:creatini ne ratio testing is recommended (if the > sediment is inactive) to he lp determine the clinical significance of > proteinuria. > > > Glucose-Strip > > NEGATIVE > > NEGATIVE > > > > Ketones > > NEGATIVE > > NEGATIVE > > Bilirubin > > NEGATIVE > > NEGATIVE > > Occult Blood > > NEGATIVE > > NEGATIVE > > WBC > > NONE > > 0-3 > > HPF > > RBC > > NONE > > 0-3 > > HPF > > Casts > > NONE SEEN > > Hyaline 0-3 > > LPF > > Crystals > > NONE SEEN > > > > HPF > > Bacteria Epithelial Cells > > NONE SEEN NONE SEEN > > None Seen > > HPF HPF > > Fat Droplets > > >50 > > > > HPF > > > RETICULOCYTE COUNT REFLEX > > Reticulocyte Total Abso lute Ret iculocytes > > > > 0.6 0-1 % > > 15000 <45,000 JµL > > > > Would you please let us know what we can do to help our cat? > > Thank you, Wendy > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org >
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