Short Takes

January 2006 Issue

Short Takes: 01/06

Kidney transplants and infection; the growing problem of feline obesity

Infection Catches Up with Kidney Transplants

As the 20-year anniversary (1987) of the first feline kidney transplant approaches, researchers are getting the rest of the story. Infection is second only to rejection of the transplanted organ as the cause of death in cats that received new kidneys, according to a report in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (Vol. 227, No. 6).

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