Characteristics of dogs with acute steroid-responsive meningitis-arteritis.
Sixty-one client-owned dogs with steroid-responsive meningitis-arteritis (SRMA) were evaluated by researchers. Breeds represented most often included the Golden Retriever (n = 12), Bernese Mountain Dog (10), Wirehaired Pointing Griffon (9), Boxer (9), and Beagle (6). No breed differences were identified with respect to clinical severity, diagnostic findings, or outcome. Twenty-nine dogs (48%) more than one episode of relapse. There was a significant effect of cerebrospinal fluid nucleated cell count on the frequency of disease relapse, but no relationship was identified between treatment protocol and relapse.
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