Podcast: Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia in a Dog with Dr. Bugbee

Andrew Bugbee, DVM, DACVIM, University of Georgia

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In this episode, host Alyssa Watson, DVM, talks with Andrew Bugbee, DVM, DACVIM, about his recent Clinician’s Brief article, “Immune-Mediated Thrombocytopenia in a Dog.” To start, Dr. Bugbee explains the differences between primary and secondary cases of ITP, highlighting the platelet “cutoff” for spontaneous bleeding and some of the disease sequelae you may encounter. He then elaborates on therapy and follow-up, with steroids as the primary medication and several drugs that can be considered for secondary use.

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