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High platelet count and Cholesterol level in dog

cduke
February 21st, 2005, 07:07 AM
Hello,
A recent CBC report indicates my dog (10 years) has increased level of Platelet count (580) and a high cholesterol level. Is this a good indication of Hyperthyroidism? Should I consider asking my vet for a bone marrow biopsy? I understand that high platelet counts may be an indicator for a bone marrow disorder. My dog does not appear lethargic or lacking in energy. My vet has offered nothing to date and I'm looking for a new one. Thanks

Carina
February 21st, 2005, 08:02 AM
Oy. I'd be demanding a better explanation from your vet if I were you!
Can't answer your question but maybe this will help:
http://www.canismajor.com/dog/diagtest.html