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A total of 214 cats with signs of feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) were assessed in this study. There were 81.30% males (82.20% of them neutered) and 18.70% females (80.00% of them spayed) with an age range from 9 months to 17 years (mean 5.1 ± 3.7). Most of the cats (111; 51.90%) were...

Author(s)
Kovarikova, S.; Simerdova, V.; Bilek, M.; Honzak, D.; Palus, V.; Marsalek, P.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2020, 65, 3, pp 123-133
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Background: Antibiograms are stewardship tools that provide antimicrobial resistance data for regional bacterial isolates to guide treatment of infections. Objectives: To develop regional antibiograms of urinary Escherichia coli isolates from cats and dogs. Animals: Escherichia coli isolates...

Author(s)
KuKanich, K.; Lubbers, B.; Salgado, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2020, 34, 1, pp 227-231
Abstract

Cats are becoming more popular as household companions and pets, forming close relationships with humans. Although feline viral diseases can pose serious health hazards to pet cats, commercialized preventative vaccines are lacking. Interferons (IFNs), especially type I IFNs (IFN-α, IFN-β, and...

Author(s)
Wang XiaoNa; Li FengSai; Han MeiJing; Jia Shuo; Wang Li; Qiao XinYuan; Jiang YanPing; Cui Wen; Tang LiJie; Li YiJing; Xu YiGang
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2020, 12, 3,
Abstract

Cholangiohepatitis is considered a frequent cause of liver failure in cats, and are classified as neutrophilic, lymphocytic and sclerosing. The aims of this study was to determine the frequency of cholangiohepatitis in cats diagnosed in the metropolitan region of Porto Alegre, to describe the...

Author(s)
Argenta, F. F.; Rolim, V. M.; Lorenzo, C. de; Snel, G. G. M.; Pavarini, S. P.; Sonne, L.; Driemeier, D.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 5, pp 920-929
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Case summary: A 10-year-old castrated male domestic shorthair cat presented with a 6 month history of diarrhoea that responded poorly to medical treatment. Ultrasonography revealed moderate thickening of the colonic wall (4.8 mm) and right colic and jejunal lymphadenomegalies. Endoscopic...

Author(s)
Matsumoto, I.; Nakashima, K.; Morita, H.; Kasahara, K.; Kataoka, O.; Uchida, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 1, pp 14-2055116919836537
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Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the antimicrobial susceptibility of Enterobacteriaceae isolated from cats affected by diseases commonly encountered in practice, and to characterise the third-generation cephalosporin (3GC)-resistance molecular mechanisms involved. Methods:...

Author(s)
Piccolo, F. lo; Belas, A.; Foti, M.; Fisichella, V.; Marques, C.; Pomba, C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 7, pp 613-622
Abstract

To describe a case of naturally occurring pneumatosis intestinalis, pneumatosis coli and emphysematous hepatitis in a cat. A 9-month-old, indoors-only, female spayed, domestic medium hair cat presented for vomiting, open-mouth breathing and acute collapse. The initial physical examination...

Author(s)
Hutchinson, K. M.; Tart, K.; Anderson, K. L.; Powell, L. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2018, 4, 2, pp 150-158
Abstract

All retroviruses encode a Gag polyprotein containing an N-terminal matrix domain (MA) that anchors Gag to the plasma membrane and recruits envelope glycoproteins to virus assembly sites. Membrane binding by the Gag protein of HIV-1 and most other lentiviruses is dependent on N-terminal...

Author(s)
Brown, J. B.; Summers, H. R.; Brown, L. A.; Marchant, J.; Canova, P. N.; O'Hern, C. T.; Abbott, S. T.; Nyaunu, C.; Maxwell, S.; Johnson, T.; Moser, M. B.; Ablan, S. D.; Carter, H.; Freed, E. O.; Summers, M. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Molecular Biology, 2020, 432, 14, pp 4076-4091
Abstract

Knowledge on genetic polymorphisms of metabolising enzymes including cytochrome P450 (CYP) is very limited in cats. We investigated polymorphisms in CYP3A131, one of the major CYP isoforms in the feline liver and small intestine. Eight non-synonymous variants and one synonymous variant of feline...

Author(s)
Sugiyama, S.; Uno, Y.; Amano, T.; Kitazawa, T.; Teraoka, H.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2019, 81, 4, pp 598-600
Abstract

Pet shops commonly provide visitors with the opportunity to interact with the animals that are for sale. To assess the risk of zoonotic infection to humans, this study examined the prevalence of bacterial, parasitic and fungal agents in dogs and cats in pet shops in Tokyo. At 54 facilities, we...

Author(s)
Yamazaki, S.; Iwamoto, Y.; Kanaya, K.; Hatakeyama, K.; Uehara, S.; Suzuki, J.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2019, 72, 8, pp 495-499

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