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Companion animals
Reporting cases of Fanconi syndrome in dogs in the UK
  1. Nicola Bates1,
  2. Mellora Sharman2,
  3. Amy Lam3,
  4. Andrew Kent4,
  5. David Walker5,
  6. Victoria Smith6 and
  7. Nick Carmichael7
  1. 1Veterinary Poisons Information Service, 13 St Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY, e-mail:
  2. 2Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7UU
  3. 3Axiom Veterinary Laboratories, Manor House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot TQ12 4PB
  4. 4Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service, Highlands Road, Shirley, Solihull B90 4NH
  5. 5Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists, The Granary, Bunstead Barns, Poles Lane, Hursley, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 2LL
  6. 6University of Glasgow, Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH
  7. 7CTDS, Brookfield Court, Selby Road, Leeds LS25 1NB

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CASES of Fanconi syndrome associated with the consumption of jerky treats have been reported in Australia and the USA (Thompson and others 2013, Carmichael and others 2014, US Food and Drug

Administration [FDA] 2015). In the USA, numerous products have been implicated but in most cases they have originated from China. The FDA has performed numerous tests and investigations but the cause remains unknown.

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