A 10-year old male intact pit bull presents for stranguria.
1) True or false:
If you are taking an intra-operative urine culture, perioperative antimicrobials should not be administered until the culture sample is obtained.
2) True or false:
Intra-operative bladder mucosal biopsy is more likely to yield a positive bacterial culture result than preoperative urine culture.
3) After a cystotomy, what percentage of dogs will have residual calculi on postoperative radiographs?
A) 5 percent
B) 10 percent
C) 20 percent
D) 30 percent
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