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A combined agar and broth dilution method followed by qPCR was used to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility of feline H. heilmannii and H. ailurogastricus isolates. All H. ailurogastricus isolates showed a monomodal distribution of MICs for all the antimicrobial agents tested. For H....

Author(s)
Matos, R.; Witte, C. de; Smet, A.; Berlamont, H.; Bruyckere, S. de; Amorim, I.; Gärtner, F.; Haesebrouck, F.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Microorganisms, 2020, 8, 6,
Abstract

Background: Atovaquone and azithromycin (A&A) with supportive care improve survival rates in cats with cytauxzoonosis. Resistance to atovaquone via parasite cytochrome b gene (cytb) mutations occurs in other Apicomplexan protozoans but is not described in Cytauxzoon felis. Objective: To serially...

Author(s)
Hartley, A. N.; Marr, H. S.; Birkenheuer, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2020, 34, 6, pp 2432-2437
Abstract

Case summary: A castrated male domestic shorthair cat from a wooded area in Missouri had recovered from typical severe cytauxzoonosis at 4 years of age, after intensive in-hospital supportive care and administration of atovaquone and azithromycin. At 11 years of age, the same cat again experienced...

Author(s)
Cohn, L. A.; Shaw, D.; Shoemake, C.; Birkenheuer, A. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2020, 6, 1, pp 14-2055116920908963
Abstract

Cytauxzoon spp. are piroplasms, hemoparasites parasitizing specimens of the Felidae family. Cytauxzoonosis is a disease characterized mainly by nonspecific and sudden clinical signs. It has as reservoirs the wild felids, however there are already reports of chronic parasitemia in domestic felines....

Author(s)
Ribeiro, T. M. P.; Santos, H. D.; Reis, T. S.; Sousa, S. A. P.; Furquim, M. E. C.; André, M. R.; Jayme, V. de S.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Medicina Veterinária (Brasil), 2019, 13, 3, pp 362-374
Abstract

Background: Cytauxzoonosis is an emerging tick-borne disease of domestic and wild felids. Cytauxzoon felis induces severe and often fatal disease in domestic cats. In Europe, clinical and subclinical infections caused by Cytauxzoon sp. are described. We report the first cases of Cytauxzoon sp....

Author(s)
Nentwig, A.; Meli, M. L.; Schrack, J.; Reichler, I. M.; Riond, B.; Gloor, C.; Howard, J.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.; Willi, B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 292, pp (10 May 2018)
Abstract

Background: The bacterial genus Bartonella is distributed worldwide and poses a public health risk. Cat-scratch disease caused by B. henselae in Croatia was first described in 1957. It is present throughout the country: a survey of serum samples from 268 Croatian patients with lymphadenopathy...

Author(s)
Stepanić, M.; Duvnjak, S.; Reil, I.; Špičić, S.; Kompes, G.; Beck, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2019, 19, 299, pp (2 April 2019)
Abstract

Mycobacterium bovis is a re-emerging zoonosis; it was diagnosed in five Abyssinian cats in a breeding cattery in Italy. The infection entered the cattery with an imported kitten (cat A); it had a suspected bite wound on its leg that had been treated at a veterinary clinic in Kiev, Ukraine, which is ...

Author(s)
Černá, P.; O'Halloran, C.; Sjatkovskaj, O.; Gunn-Moore, D. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 1, pp 250-258
Abstract

Case series summary: At different time points spanning 6 months, three adopted feral flea-infested cats, residing in the household of a veterinary technician, became acutely anorexic, lethargic and febrile. Enrichment blood culture/PCR using Bartonella alpha Proteobacteria growth medium (BAPGM)...

Author(s)
Breitschwerdt, E. B.; Broadhurst, J. J.; Cherry, N. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2015, 1, 2, pp 2055116915600454
Abstract

Currently, broad-spectrum antibiotics are widely used to treat bacterial infections. One of them is Azitronit containing 10% of azithromycin. The main objective of the work was to study the urea formation function of the liver of cats with chlamydia and the effect of the preparation Azitronit on...

Author(s)
Strugovshchikov, A. Y.; Smutnev, P. V.; Pudovkin, N. A.; Salautin, V. V.
Publisher
Saratovskiy gosudarstvennyy agrarnyy universitet im. N.I. Vavilova, Saratov, Russia
Citation
Agrarnyy nauchnyy zhurnal, 2020, 12, pp 72-74
Abstract

Objectives: Increased erythrocytic osmotic fragility and splenomegaly have been reported in anemic Abyssinian and Somali cats. Here we report on this condition in anemic domestic shorthair cats and two other breeds, and describe common features of the clinicopathological profiles, management and...

Author(s)
Tritschler, C.; Mizukami, K.; Karthik Raj; Giger, U.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 6, pp 462-470

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