Hyperthyroidism is not a risk factor for subclinical bacteriuria in cats: A prospective cohort study

Source: https://doi.org/10.1111/jvim.15769 Subclinical bacteriuria is the presence of bacteria in urine with no clinical evidence of urinary tract infection (UTI). Some previous studies indicated that hyperthyroid cats are susceptible to UTIs (mostly subclinical) with prevalence rates of 12%-22%. As a result, many clinicians would recommend urine culture when evaluating hyperthyroid cats. To determine the true…