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Case summary: An 11-year-old neutered male domestic longhair cat was diagnosed with histoplasmosis from fine-needle aspirates of an abdominal lymph node. Lymph node size initially decreased with fluconazole therapy (11.8 mg/kg PO q12h); however, after 13 months of continuous fluconazole therapy,...

Author(s)
Renschler, J. S.; Norsworthy, G. D.; Rakian, R. A.; Rakian, A. I.; Wheat, L. J.; Hanzlicek, A. S.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2017, 3, 2, pp 2055116917743364
Abstract

18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography combined with computed tomography (18FDG-PET/CT) has been shown to be effective for staging human oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) but its application for cats with oral SCC is unknown. Twelve cats with biopsy-proven oral SCC were imaged with...

Author(s)
Randall, E. K.; Kraft, S. L.; Yoshikawa, H.; LaRue, S. M.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2016, 14, 1, pp 28-38
Abstract

Clinical investigation of canine testicular function is complicated by the difficulty in the evaluation of seminiferous tubules. Until recently, testicular biopsy was the only diagnostic option for dogs with persistent oligo/azoospermia. In human andrology, testicular fine needle aspiration (TFNA)...

Author(s)
Romagnoli, S.; Bonaccini, P.; Stelletta, C.; Garolla, A.; Menegazzo, M.; Foresta, C.; Mollo, A.; Milani, C.; Gelli, D.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2009, 44, s2, pp 329-333
Abstract

Bartonella henselae is considered an emerging pathogen of veterinary and medical interest that can be occasionally transmitted to humans. Cats are considered to be the only reservoir host for B. henselae. In this study, we used a nested-PCR assay to investigate the prevalence of B. henselae and ...

Author(s)
Pennisi, M. G.; Camera, E. la; Giacobbe, L.; Orlandella, B. M.; Lentini, V.; Zummo, S.; Fera, M. T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2010, 88, 3, pp 379-384
Abstract

Cell cannibalism refers to the engulfment of cells by nonprofessional phagocytic cells. Studies in human medicine have demonstrated a relationship between the presence of cell cannibalism by neoplastic cells and a poor outcome, and have shown a positive correlation with the presence of metastasis...

Author(s)
Meléndez-Lazo, A.; Cazzini, P.; Camus, M.; Doria-Torra, G.; Valle, A. J. M.; Solano-Gallego, L.; Pastor, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2015, 44, 2, pp 287-294
Abstract

Dirofilaria repens is a parasitic nematode in the subcutaneous tissue of carnivores, including dogs and cats, transmitted by mosquitoes. Human beings may be accidental hosts. Infection of a dog with D. repens was first reported in Palestine in 1934, and 2 additional cases were reported in dogs in...

Author(s)
Mazaki-Tovi, M.; Reich, M.; Karnieli, A.; Kuzi, S.; Aroch, I.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2016, 45, 4, pp 703-709
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The authors report the first isolation of B. henselae from the blood and fleas [? Ctenocephalides felis] of a cat of a patient with cat scratch disease (CSD) in Australia. A 49-year-old man presented with a history that 3 weeks after he had removed fleas from his cat he had developed fever,...

Author(s)
Flexman, J. P.; Lavis, N. J.; Kay, I. D.; Watson, M.; Metcalf, C.; Pearman, J. W.
Citation
Journal of Infection, 1995, 31, 3, pp 241-245
Abstract

To study the aetiology and seroepidemiology of cat-scratch disease (CSD) in Hawaii blood and fine-needle aspirate (FNA) from the lymph nodes of 39 consecutive patients with clinical CSD were cultured for Bartonella henselae, and blood samples from index cats, stray cats, and dogs were cultured and...

Author(s)
Demers, D. M.; Bass, J. W.; Vincent, J. M.; Person, D. A.; Noyes, D. K.; Staege, C. M.; Samlaska, C. P.; Lockwood, N. H.; Regnery, R. L.; Anderson, B. E.
Citation
Journal of Pediatrics, 1995, 127, 1, pp 23-26

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