Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-13 Thread Alice Hanson
Subject: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability Please, can anyone help me? My cat has dermatitis and she keeps on taking away her hair. I don't know what to think! My vet says we have to wait but the cat gets worse. Stefania ___ Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Stefania
CHRIS: Does the vet tell you what he thinks caused the dermatitis? No, the vet says that it could be amoxicillin but it could also be something FeLV related or even fleas. We tried to eliminate amoxicillin and fleas, first. The cat, however, keeps on licking herself bald. She does that on her

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Cougar Clan
Did he do blood work for thyroid problems? On Feb 11, 2009, at 4:11 AM, Stefania wrote: CHRIS: Does the vet tell you what he thinks caused the dermatitis? No, the vet says that it could be amoxicillin but it could also be something FeLV related or even fleas. We tried to eliminate

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Stefania
Did he do blood work for thyroid problems? They had her blood tested and I have all values, such as iron, proteins, cholesterol etc... Is there anything more specific for thyroid? Stef Passa a Yahoo! Mail. La webmail che ti offre GRATIS spazio illimitato, antispam e messenger

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Stefania
One of my cats, Misty, who is FELV negative went through a period of obsessive licking where she literally took hair off and had bald spots. Vet thought it might be nerves--she's a bit of a nervous nelly and is absolutely obsessed with food. Let me go back through my notes to see what we

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Cougar Clan
It has been too long since Ebony left this world. I can't remember the values. However, when he tested for hypothyroidism, it was believed that cats did not develop the condition. Luckily, my vets tend to go beyond the typical and ran the appropriate tests. Now it is pretty well

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-11 Thread Pat Kachur
I have had two cats who suffered from hypothyroidism...definitely accepted as a common disease of cats. - Original Message - From: Cougar Clan maima...@duo-county.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2009 3:04 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test

[Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-10 Thread Stefania
Please, can anyone help me? My cat has dermatitis and she keeps on taking away her hair. I don't know what to think! My vet says we have to wait but the cat gets worse. Stefania ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability

2009-02-10 Thread Chris
...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Stefania Sent: Monday, February 09, 2009 9:04 AM To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: [Felvtalk] R: PCR test reliability Please, can anyone help me? My cat has dermatitis and she keeps on taking away her hair. I don't know what to think! My vet says we have to wait