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May 12, 2023

Osteoarthritis Oral Microbiome Analysis in Cats

Principal Investigator Jody Gookin Description A one-time saliva sample from your cat to analyze their oral microbiome (the microbial composition of their mouths.) The analysis will allow us to identify patterns associated with the presence or absence of certain diseases. Testing Requirements A one-time visit to NCSU for a physical examination and saliva sample. There… 

Aug 3, 2022

NEW TREATMENT FOR IDIOPATHIC CYSTITIS AND CHRONIC URETHRAL OBSTRUCTIONS IN CATS

Principal Investigator Allison Kendall Testing Requirements As an alternative to euthanasia, the clinical trial will test low-dose radiotherapy which is intended to reduce symptoms. -cats will be required to stay at the hospital for 4-5 days during their initial visit for treatment and observation -owners will complete questionnaires at each visit and every 30 days… 

Aug 3, 2022

GI Lymphoma/IBD Oral Microbiome Analysis

Principal Investigator Jody Gookin Description A one-time saliva sample from your cat to analyze their oral microbiome (the microbial composition of their mouths). The analysis will allow us to identify patterns associated with the presence or absence of certain diseases. $50 electronic gift card for participation Testing Requirements One-time saliva sample Enrollment Start 03/01/2022 Enrollment… 

Aug 3, 2022

A PILOT STUDY TO EVALUATE AN INTRARENAL INJECTION FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Principal Investigator Shelly Vaden Description Pilot study to evaluate the field safety and effectiveness of an ultrasound-guided bilateral intrarenal injection of a chemokine for the management of IRIS stages 2 and 3 chronic kidney disease in felines. Testing Requirements Owner must be willing to bring their cat to the Veterinary Hospital for 8 study visits…