Korean J Vet Res.  2017 Jun;57(2):135-137. 10.14405/kjvr.2017.57.2.135.

Candida glabrata infection of urinary bladder in a Chinchilla Persian cat

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  • 1College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju 28644, Korea. jhkang@chungbuk.ac.kr

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.

Keyword

Candida glabrata; cat; hematuria; urinary bladder

MeSH Terms

Administration, Oral
Agar
Animals
Candida glabrata*
Candida*
Cats*
Child, Preschool
Chinchilla*
Cystitis
Diagnosis
Fluconazole
Glucose
Hematuria
Humans
Male
Urinary Bladder*
Agar
Fluconazole
Glucose
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