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Table 1 Clinical history prior to the study of the 27 dogs starting the treatment period.

From: Effect of tylosin on dogs with suspected tylosin-responsive diarrhea: a placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blinded, prospective clinical trial

  Tylosin group Placebo group
  Responder (n = 17) Nonresponder (n = 3) Responder (n = 2) Nonresponder (n = 5)
Diet at initial examination     
Commercial 2 2   2
Home-made 6 1 1 1
Both 9   1 2
Commercial diet     
Dry 8 1   2
Canned 1    
Both 2 1 1 2
Signs during diarrhea episodes:     
Appetite     
Normal 11    
Moderately decreased 1 2 1 2
Severely decreased 3 1   3
Increased 2   1  
Weight loss     
Moderate 5   1 3
Mild 8 2 1 2
None 3 1   
No answer 1    
Vomiting     
Typical 2 2   2
Fairly typical 3   1 1
None 11 1 1 2
No answer 1    
Borborygmus     
Typical 5 2 1 3
Fairly typical 6 1 1 1
None 6    1
Flatulence     
Typical 9 1 1 3
Fairly typical 1 1   
None 7 1 1 2
Fecal consistency     
Watery 15 3 1 4
Bloody 7    4
Mucus 9 1 1 5
Pulpy 9 2 2 2
Frequency of defecation     
Increased 14 2 2 4
Normal 2 1   1
No answer 1    
Age in years when diarrhea began     
< 1 6 2 1 4
1-2 3   1  
3-7 7 1   1
> 7 1    
Tylosin discontinued n times prior to study     
0 1 2   
1 3 1 1 2
2-4 10   1  
> 4 3    3
Cessation of diarrhea after start of tylosin treatment     
1 day 10 2   5
2 days 7 1 2  
Recurrence of diarrhea after tylosin discontinuation     
< 10 days 5 2 1 1
10-20 days 4    2
> 20 days 2    1
Irregular 4   1 1
No recurrence 2 1   
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