The Role of Thiamine and Effects of Deficiency in Dogs and Cats
AbstractRecent pet food recalls for insufficient dietary thiamine have highlighted the importance of adequate thiamine intake in dogs and cats, as thiamine is an essential dietary nutrient with a critical role in energy metabolism. Prolonged thiamine deficiency leads to clinical signs that can span several organ systems, and deficiency can be fatal if not reversed. In this review, the current knowledge of thiamine metabolism will be summarized. Dietary recommendations for dogs and cats will be discussed, and the risk factors and clinical signs associated with thiamine deficiency will be examined. View Full-Text
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Kritikos, G.; Parr, J.M.; Verbrugghe, A. The Role of Thiamine and Effects of Deficiency in Dogs and Cats. Vet. Sci. 2017, 4, 59.
Kritikos G, Parr JM, Verbrugghe A. The Role of Thiamine and Effects of Deficiency in Dogs and Cats. Veterinary Sciences. 2017; 4(4):59.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kritikos, Georgia; Parr, Jacqueline M.; Verbrugghe, Adronie. 2017. "The Role of Thiamine and Effects of Deficiency in Dogs and Cats." Vet. Sci. 4, no. 4: 59.
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