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Bacterial overgrowth causing intestinal malabsorption in a dog
  1. JW Simpson


The case history of a six-year-old female chow chow with intractable diarrhoea is described. The clinical history and symptoms, together with the methods of diagnosis, indicated that the cause was bacterial overgrowth of the intestine leading to a malabsorption syndrome. The method of treatment and the response is also recorded.

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