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Table 1 Case history and physical examination findings in 31 bitches with pyometra

From: Increased concentrations of Serum amyloid A in dogs with sepsis caused by pyometra

Variable Number of bitches with abnormality of variable/number of bitches with pyometra (n = 31)
Case history  
Depression 31 (100%)
 Moderate 30 (97%)
 Severe 1 (3%)
Anorexia 23 (74%)
Vaginal discharge 20 (65%)
Polydipsia 14 (45%)
Polyuria 13 (42%)
Vomiting 4 (13%)
Diarrhea 0 (0%)
Physical examination  
Dehydration 29 (94%)
Fever 13 (42%)
Hypothermia 1 (3%)
CRT (CRT >2 sec) 2 (6%)
Mucous membranes  
 Pale 2 (6%)
 Hyperemic 4 (13%)
Abdominal pain on palpation 3 (7%)
  1. CRT = Capillary refill time.