A urinalysis challenge: Answer 2d

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Oct 12, 2012
By dvm360.com staff

2 d. — Try again.

It is impossible to evaluate the functional status of all nephrons on the basis of urine specific gravity. Many nephrons may be nonfunctional (up to two-thirds in dogs, and probably more in cats) without loss of the ability to concentrate urine, at least to some degree.

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