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Serum Biochemistry in Four Siberian Husky Puppies with Swimming Puppy Syndrome

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Complete blood counts and blood chemistry in four Siberian husky puppies diagnosed with swimming puppy syndrome were compared with four healthy Siberian husky puppies. Only serum creatine kinase in affected puppies was significantly (P < 0.01) higher than in normal puppies. Although serum creatine kinase level cannot be used for diagnosis of this disease, it could serve as a tool for prognosis of the disease after treatment.

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K. Nganvongpanit, "Serum Biochemistry in Four Siberian Husky Puppies with Swimming Puppy Syndrome," Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2012, pp. 230-232. doi: 10.4236/ojvm.2012.24036.

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