Read the case study of Dyllan Pilkington, a 9 year old Cocker Spaniel, who was presented to Tom Forsyth of the Highcliff Veterinary Practice in Brantham.
Diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma by flow cytometry on 1st May 2014, Dyllan had chemotherapy using the CHOP (Madison-Wisconsin protocol without L-asparaginase), finishing with a final doxorubicin infusion on the 18th November 2014.
Read the whole case study and find out how the Avacta Animal Health canine Lymphoma Blood Test (cLBT) was used for monitoring every month HERE.
Read the latest Case Study on Mollie, an 11 year old Springer Spaniel who was diagnosed with lymphoma in February 2013 and was presented to Andre Raff, Anchorage Vet Hospital in Acle.
Read the full case study HERE
Iain Grant BVSC MRCVS Dip ACVIM
(medical oncology), University of Glasgow, shares his experiences with cLBT
Ernie was a 5 year 7 month old male neutered Jack Russell Terrier (5.7kg) examined at his primary vet practice with a history of rectal prolapse. Upon referral and a full clinical work up, eosinophilic colitis was identified histologically on mucosal biopsies from the rectum.
Unexpectedly, high grade T cell lymphoma was also diagnosed based on a fine needle aspiration biopsy and flow cytometry carried out on a sample collected from a single enlarged abdominal lymph node. This was identified on routine ultrasound examination of the abdomen. (more…)