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Objective: To describe the clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of disseminated histoplasmosis with conjunctival and/or nictitating membrane involvement in cats. Procedure: Medical records from seven cats with naturally acquired disseminated histoplasmosis and conjunctival and/or nictitating ...

Author(s)
Ewald, M. M.; Rankin, A. J.; Meekins, J. M.; McCool, E. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2020, 23, 5, pp 905-912
Abstract

Case series summary: This case series describes the clinical utility of antigen testing for the diagnosis of feline ocular histoplasmosis. Four cats with suspected (n=2) or confirmed (n=2) ocular histoplasmosis are described: three from Oklahoma and one from California. In one case, serial urine...

Author(s)
Smith, K. M.; Strom, A. R.; Gilmour, M. A.; LaDouceur, E.; Reilly, C. M.; Byrne, B. A.; Affolter, V. K.; Sykes, J. E.; Maggs, D. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 10, pp 1110-1118
AbstractFull Text

Histoplasmosis is an fungal disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum, which is characterized by being dimorphic and saprophyte. This pathology may have acute or chronic clinical character and result in subclinical, pulmonary or disseminated infection. It is characterized by being the...

Author(s)
Accioly, M. de J. A. R.; Ferreira, T. C.; Morais, G. B. de; Pinheiro, A. de Q.; Barroso, I. C.
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2019, 13, 12,
Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this study was to determine if urine Histoplasma antigen (HAg) enzyme immunoassay (EIA) concentrations at the time of diagnosis and prior to the administration of antifungal agents are predictive of outcome for cats infected with Histoplasma capsulatum and to determine...

Author(s)
McGill, J. E.; Hanzlicek, A. S.; Kukanich, K. S.; Norsworthy, G. D.; Cook, A. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 12, pp 1177-1179
Abstract

Case summary: This report describes a cat with a rare form of histoplasmosis: invasive rhinitis with adnexal involvement, mimicking disease more commonly caused by cryptococcosis or aspergillosis. This case is especially noteworthy as it was from an area where histoplasmosis is not enzootic....

Author(s)
Grinstead, C. R.; Hanzlicek, A. S.; Largura, H. W.; Wheat, L. J.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2021, 7, 1,
Abstract

Histoplasmosis is a worldwide distributed opportunistic mycosis caused by the dimorphic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum. It is reported in cats with non-specific clinical signs. The aim of this case report is to describe the first case of disseminated histoplasmosis in a cat in the city of Santa...

Author(s)
Mello, C. B. E.; Lucio, B. M.; Engelmann, A. M.; Mario, F. G.; Krause, A.; Andrade, C. M. de
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2019, 28, 6, pp 1835-1840
Abstract

Histoplasmosis is a systemic fungal infection caused by the dimorphic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum that infects humans and a wide variety of mammalian species, including cats. In Brazil only four cases of this disease were reported in domestic cats. The present study reports a case of an indoor ...

Author(s)
Souza, E. W. de; Gremião, I. D. F.; Pereira, S. A.; Cunha, S. C. dos S.; Borba, C. de M.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2015, 22, 2, pp 77-80
Abstract

Background Histoplasma capsulatum has a worldwide distribution, but reports in Europe remain rare. We present the second report of histoplasmosis in a cat in Europe and, to the best of our knowledge, the first case of feline histoplasmosis infection apparently limited to the skin. Case report A...

Author(s)
Fischer, N. M.; Favrot, C.; Monod, M.; Grest, P.; Rech, K.; Wilhelm, S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2013, 24, 6, pp 635-e158
Abstract

Case summary: Based on demonstration of the yeast phase of Histoplasma capsulatum on fine-needle aspirate cytology of the kidney, a 5-year-old cat was diagnosed with histoplasmosis. Urine and serum were tested for antigen via a Histoplasma antigen enzyme immunoassay. At the time of diagnosis, and...

Author(s)
Jarchow, A.; Hanzlicek, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2015, 1, 2, pp 2055116915618422
Abstract

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

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