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Old February 19th, 2008, 01:24 PM
Remy21 Remy21 is offline
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Originally Posted by sugarcatmom View Post
Don't take my word for it, but I think you would divide the albumin by the globulin, so 3.3/5.6 = 0.589
Yes... that does make more sense since it is A:G ratio and not G:A ratio.... crap.

I read this somewhere:

Serum Protein Levels. If the total serum protein is 7.8 g/dL or greater AND the A:G ratio (ratio of two different blood proteins) is less than 0.6, FIP becomes a more likely diagnosis. A few other diseases may also cause this, but these are also very severe and usually fatal. These findings occur in 50% of the cases of FIP.

His TP is 8.9.

I don't give up though. I'm still not convinced it's FIP. Does anyone know if having a parasite could affect a cat's TP, albumin and/or globulin?
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