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Abstract

Domestic cats have a unique breeding history and can be used as models for human hereditary and infectious diseases. In the current era of genome-wide association studies, insights regarding linkage disequilibrium (LD) are essential for efficient association studies. The objective of this study is...

Author(s)
Alhaddad, H.; Khan, R.; Grahn, R. A.; Gandolfi, B.; Mullikin, J. C.; Cole, S. A.; Gruffydd-Jones, T. J.; Häggström, J.; Lohi, H.; Longeri, M.; Lyons, L. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8, 1, pp e53537
Abstract

Although muscle diseases occur relatively rarely in cats, a number of congenital feline myopathies have been described over the last 20 years and are reviewed in this paper. Some of them have been reported exclusively in specific breeds, including the hypokalaemic myopathy of Burmese cats, type IV...

Author(s)
Gaschen, F.; Jaggy, A.; Jones, B.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2004, 6, 6, pp 355-366
Abstract

There is evidence for the role of genetic and environmental factors in feline and canine diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in cats. Evidence for genetic factors in feline diabetes includes the overrepresentation of Burmese cats with diabetes. Environmental risk factors...

Author(s)
Rand, J. S.; Fleeman, L. M.; Farrow, H. A.; Appleton, D. J.; Lederer, R.
Publisher
American Society for Nutritional Sciences, Bethesda, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutrition, 2004, 134, 8S, pp 2072S-2080S
Abstract

A retrospective study was performed to characterize 64 cases of anal sac gland carcinoma (ASGC) in cats. All ASGCs diagnosed between 1995 and 2007 at a private diagnostic laboratory in the UK were reviewed. Apocrine gland origin was confirmed in a subset of these tumors by immunohistochemistry and...

Author(s)
Shoieb, A. M.; Hanshaw, D. M.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2009, 46, 4, pp 677-683
Abstract

Chronic vaginitis in a young breeding Queen which resulted in salpingitis is described. The cat presented with mucopurulent vaginitis but was clinically normal without dysuria and normal growth since birth. The kitten tested negative for FIV and FeLVnand, was diagnosed with vaginitis, and...

Author(s)
Euclid, J. M.; Wilcox, R. A.
Publisher
Online Journal of Veterinary Research, Toowoomba, Australia
Citation
Online Journal of Veterinary Research, 2011, 15, 4, pp 420-423
Abstract

A seven-year-old Burmese cat was presented with sudden onset blindness. On physical examination, the cat had bilateral retinal detachment and severe systemic hypertension. Further clinical investigations revealed pituitary-dependent hyperadrenocorticism. Antihypertensive therapy was discontinued...

Author(s)
Brown, A. L.; Beatty, J. A.; Lindsay, S. A.; Barrs, V. R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2012, 53, 2, pp 132-135
Abstract

The genes encoding enzymes of the tyrosinase family are strong candidates for coat color variation in mammals. To investigate their influence in domestic cat coat color, we determined the complete nucleotide coding sequence of the domestic cat genes tyrosinase (TYR) - a plausible candidate gene for ...

Author(s)
Schmidt-Küntzel, A.; Eizirik, E.; O'Brien, S. J.; Menotti-Raymond, M.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Heredity, 2005, 96, 4, pp 289-301
AbstractFull Text

Aspergillus fumigatus is responsible for the majority of cases of aspergillosis in animals and birds. This organism causes acute respiratory infection when susceptible animals are exposed to heavy concentrations of airborne conidia. Although pulmonary aspergillosis is not common in domestic...

Author(s)
Dégi, J.; Radbea, G.; Balaban, S.; Nichita, I.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2011, 44, 2, pp 278-281
Abstract

A 6-year-old female neutered Burmese cat received a 10 times overdose (5 mg/m2) of vincristine, administered in error. Supportive therapy, including administration of calcium folinate, was instigated within 8 h. Despite treatment, the patient exhibited deterioration in renal and respiratory...

Author(s)
Hughes, K.; Scase, T. J.; Ward, C.; Polton, G. A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2009, 11, 4, pp 322-325
Abstract

Sarcoptic and notoedric mange are the second and third most commonly diagnosed parasitic skin diseases, respectively, at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (HOVET) in FMVZ/USP, Brazil. Between 1984 and 2002, 2907 cases of canine and feline scabies were diagnosed at HOVET. Canine (n=2283) and feline...

Author(s)
Castro, R. de C. C.; Lucarts, L. E. B.; Delayte, E. H.; Otsuka, M.; Germano, P. M. L.; Larsson, C. E.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2005, 42, 2, pp 135-142

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