Veterinary Medicine International / 2018 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Serum Symmetric Dimethylarginine as an Early Marker of Excretory Dysfunction in Canine Leishmaniosis (L. infantum) Induced Nephropathy

Figure 1

Algorithm for classifying dogs with leishmaniosis after six months of diagnosis according to the presence of CKD based on IRIS staging system [25]. IRIS: International Renal Interest Society; CKD: chronic kidney disease; UPC: urinary protein/creatinine ratio. Blood creatinine concentrations applied to average sized dogs. Values ≥ 1.4 mg/dL were present more than once during the follow-up.

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