Bilirubinuria

From Dog
[1]

Bilirubinuria in dogs is defined as the presence of the bile pigment bilirubin in urine samples.

This bile product is normally absent in urine and its presence is usually indicative of hematological or hepatic abnormalities.

Diseases which can cause bilirubinuria in dogs include:

- Babesia spp
- Leptospira spp
- Rangelia spp

References

  1. VTSB
  2. Elie M & Hoenig M (1995) Canine immune-mediated diabetes mellitus: a case report. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 1995 Jul-Aug;31(4):295-9