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Table 4 Inclusion and exclusion criteria and search terms for aURTDa, FLUTDb and abscesses

From: Antimicrobial prescriptions in cats in Switzerland before and after the introduction of an online antimicrobial stewardship tool

Indication Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria Search terms
aURTDª Nasal discharge with infectious or unknown etiology lasting no longer than two weeks Evidence of fungal infection, neoplasia or involvement of the lower respiratory tract Upper respiratory tract infection, rhinotracheitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, nasal discharge, sneezing, coughing, stridor, dyspnea, tachypnea, cat flu, herpes, calici, mycoplasma, chlamydia, laryngitis
FLUTDb Stranguria, pollakiuria, periuria, pigmenturia or dysuria and a diagnosis of bacterial cystitis, bladderstones, urethrastones, urethral plugs, idiopathic cystitis or cystitis of unknown origin Involvement of the upper urinary tract Lower urinary tract disease, FLUTDb, pollakiuria, polyuria, anuria, stranguria, dysuria, hematuria, bloody urine, urinary stones, bladder stones, urolithiasis, concrements, cystitis, urethra obstruction, urinary tract infection, UTI, urinary incontinence
Abscess Bite abscesses or abscesses of unknown origin Anal gland abscesses, tooth root abscesses, foreign body abscesses Abscess, bite wound, bite, pus
  1. As published by Schmitt et al., 2019 [45]; ªaURTD, acute upper respiratory tract disease; bFLUTD, feline lower urinary tract disease