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My 1 and 11month old golden retreitriever was diagnosed with

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My 1 and 11month old golden retreitriever was diagnosed with GME and is being treated with prednisone 25 mg Bid she weighs 47 pounds also she was given doxycycleine 20 mg bid for possible limes cause but Lymes has been rued out. What I have found out while reviewing her records is that she has been given five separate doses of the DAPP and Listero vaccine even though she is not even two years old. all cultures are neg.serum labs all normal. Mri, normal, and cps fluid lymphs at 179. no known cause aside from the last booster given exactly 3 weeks before her symptoms were so severe that she couldn't stand on four legs .Any advice you could offer would be greatly appreciated. thnakyou
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Sorry, my name is Jeana
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Some corrections to typos and extra info;
No previous history , FS golden ! yr 11 nth
CsF tap fluid-colorless-wbc-179 ,100 cell count diff - 30% neutophil , 28% small mononuclear cells,and 42% large mononuclear cells.
The small mono are consistent with lymphocytes
Few apoptic and mononuclear cells are noted . No etiologic against or evidence of neoplasia.
Micro- mixed cell pleocytosis/ inflammation, protein 70, glucose 45MrI showed mild meningeal enhancement
all Vital signs -normal
but for temp 103.1
Diagnosis stating toxic insult should be considered.
Doxycyleine 250 mg BID
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