Feline hepatic lipidosis
currently enrolling cats for a study into feline hepatic
Aims- To assess vitamin B status in cats with
feline hepatic lipidosis (FHL).
Patient eligibility- Cats diagnosed with FHL.
This diagnosis must be supported by hepatic cytological or
histological findings. Cats that have received
cobalamin or folic acid supplementation in the previous 8 weeks are
not eligible for inclusion in the study.
Require samples- Blood and urine.
Time points- The time of diagnosis, 2 weeks
later, and 4 weeks later. The cats may have received cobalamin and
folic acid supplementation at the time points 2 and 4 weeks after
Client incentive- At each time point serum
cobalamin, folate, fTLI, and Spec fPL will be measured free of
charge. The cost of shipping samples will also be covered by the
If you have a cat that may be eligible for this study please ask
your veterinarian to contact me by email (email@example.com
your cat can be enrolled in the study I will send them a client
consent form, further information regarding sample requirements,
and a prepaid shipping label.