Vcheck Feline NT-ProBNP - 5 Tests/Kit


NT-proBNP concentration reflects the degree of cardiac activation secondary to stimulus, such as stretching. Vcheck's fNT-proBNP test allows for identification of this marker to assess the magnitude of cardiac muscle stretching.

Diagnosis of Heart Disease in Cats

  • Screens for occult heart disease
    • Prior to anesthesia
    • In apparently healthy cats with heart murmurs
    • At risk breeds - Maine Coon, Ragdoll, Birman, Persian
  • Distinguishes cardiac from respiratory disease
    • In cats with respiratory signs such as dyspnea, tachypnea, cough
  • Differentiates cardiac and respiratory causes of dyspnea
    • Determines the severity of heart disease
    • Monitors stabilization of CHF during hospitalization
    • Predicts survival in cats with CHF

Animal: Feline

Sample Type: Serum, Plasma (heparin, EDTA) 100μl

Measurement Range: 50-1,500 pmol/L

Testing Time: 10 minutes

**Analyzer Required

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