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Heinz body anemia induced by methylene blue in a cat

, : Heinz body anemia induced by methylene blue in a cat. California Veterinarian 41(6): 11-13, 26

Haemolytic anaemia was diagnosed in a male cat (10 years old) after 7 days of treatment with amoxicillin (50 mg twice a day) and a methylene blue urinary antiseptic (3 times a day) for suspected feline urologic syndrome.

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