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Veterinarian's Answer: SDMA Kidney Test

6 monthes ago   |   By Dawg Business

SDMA is the newest test for evaluating kidney function in dogs. It has been around for a while now so I figured it's time to ask veterinariians how they feel about it.
Have you been using the new kidney function blood test? How would you rate its usefulness?
Chronic kidney disease is one of the most common chronic ailments affecting dogs and cats. Approximately 33% of cats and 10% of dogs develop CKD over their lifetime, and these numbers likely under-represent the true overall incidence. Although chronic kidney disease is an irreversible and progressive condition, early detection may...
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