Lower Urinary Tract Infections with Dr. Dowling

Patricia Dowling, DVM, MSc, DACVIM (Large Animal), DACVCP, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

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In this episode, host Alyssa Watson, DVM, is joined by Patricia Dowling, DVM, MSc, DACVIM (Large Animal), DACVCP, to talk about her recent Clinician’s Brief article, “Lower Urinary Tract Infections.” Dr. Dowling breaks down the diagnosis of bacterial cystitis—and how often it’s overdiagnosed—along with reviewing the current categories of sporadic vs. recurrent bacterial cystitis. She also provides useful details about why amoxicillin is the go-to first-choice treatment and shares some subsequent antibiotic options to choose from, if you must.

About the Guest

Patricia M. Dowling, DVM, MSc, DACVIM (Large Animal), DACVCP, is a professor of veterinary clinical pharmacology at Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, and is the founder and codirector of the Canadian Global Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank. She is also a drug therapy consultant and conducts research on pharmacokinetics.

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  • Alyssa Watson, DVM - Host

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