Korean J Vet Res > Volume 57(2); 2017 > Article
Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 2017;57(2):135-137.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14405/kjvr.2017.57.2.135    Published online August 11, 2017.
Candida glabrata infection of urinary bladder in a Chinchilla Persian cat
Seungji Woo, Hak-Hyun Kim, Ji-Houn Kang, Ki-Jeong Na, Mhan-Pyo Yang
College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center, Chungbuk National University
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.
Key Words: Candida glabrata, cat, hematuria, urinary bladder
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