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Diagnosis and management of B cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in a cat
  1. A. J. Tebb, MA, VetMB, MVM, CertSAM, MRCVS,
  2. T. Cave, BVSc, CertSAM, MRCVS1,
  3. R. Barron,
  4. A. L. Brown, BVMS, MRCVS,
  5. H. M. Martineau, BVMS, MRCVS,
  6. B. J. Willett, BSc, PhD and
  7. M. J. Hosie, BSc, BVM&S, PhD, MRCVS2
  1. 1 Department of Clinical Studies
  2. 2 Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Glasgow Veterinary School, Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 IQH

Abstract

A four-year-old, female neutered domestic shorthair cat had a history of chronic intermittent vomiting and lymphocytosis. B cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia was diagnosed by flow cytometry, which revealed abnormally large numbers of mature B lymphocytes in the peripheral blood. The cat was treated conservatively with antiemetic drugs and remained stable without chemotherapy for over a year.

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