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Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease that infects almost of mammals. The infecting microorganism is the Leptospira interrogans, which have many serovars. Clinical leptospirosis is rare in cats, but cats may shed leptospire in the urine to other animals, humans or environment. The aims of this...

Author(s)
Mulyani, G. T.; Raharjo, S.; Purnomo, A. B.; Santoso, Y.; Kurnia, K.; Wirapratiwi, D. K.
Publisher
Redaksi Jurnal Veteriner, Denpasar, Indonesia
Citation
Jurnal Veteriner, 2018, 19, 4, pp 446-450
Abstract

Leptospirosis is a zoonotic bacterial disease that affects humans and animals worldwide. Recently, more attention has been paid to Leptospira spp. infections in domestic cats. In this seroepidemiological study, we estimated the prevalence of anti-Leptospira spp. antibodies in domestic cats in...

Author(s)
Lehtla, A.; Must, K.; Lassen, B.; Orro, T.; Jokelainen, P.; Viltrop, A.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2020, 20, 7, pp 524-528
Abstract

Objectives: The objectives of this study were to validate the microscopic agglutination test (MAT) using feline sera, determine cross-reactivity of Borrelia burgdorferi antibodies in the MAT, and evaluate if there is an association between Leptospira species seropositivity in aged (≥10 years)...

Author(s)
Shropshire, S. B.; Veir, J. K.; Morris, A. K.; Lappin, M. R.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 10, pp 768-772
Abstract

Leptospirosis is the most neglected widespread zoonosis worldwide. In Spain, leptospirosis reports in people and animals have increased lately. Cats can become infected with Leptospira, as well as be chronic carriers. The aim of this study was to determine serological antibody prevalence against ...

Author(s)
Murillo, A.; Cuenca, R.; Serrano, E.; Marga, G.; Ahmed, A.; Cervantes, S.; Caparrós, C.; Vieitez, V.; Ladina, A.; Pastor, J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 5,
Abstract

A domestic cat dwelling in a dairy cattle farm with haematuria was referred for a physical examination. The examination showed no abnormalities therefore complementary exams were performed. Leukocytosis with neutrophilia, monocytosis and hyperproteinaemia were detected. The urine analysis showed a...

Author(s)
Ojeda, J.; Salgado, M.; Encina, C.; Santamaria, C.; Monti, G.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2018, 80, 8, pp 1305-1308
Abstract

In Thailand, leptospirosis is considered an emerging disease in humans and animals. Many species can shed pathogenic Leptospira, including domestic cats (felis catus), which might be able to pose a risk to humans. There are no studies on Leptospira infections in cats in Thailand, but in other...

Author(s)
Sprissler, F.; Jongwattanapisan, P.; Luengyosluechakul, S.; Pusoonthornthum, R.; Prapasarakul, N.; Kurilung, A.; Goris, M.; Ahmed, A.; Reese, S.; Bergmann, M.; Dorsch, R.; Klaasen, H. L. B. M.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 2, pp 948-956
Abstract

By the nature of their environment and behavior, free-roaming cats are at increased risk of exposure to a wide range of pathogens compared with client-owned cats. Consequently, free-roaming cats can act as a reservoir for possible zoonotic infections. In this study, 140 cats were prospectively...

Author(s)
Palerme, J. S.; Lamperelli, E.; Gagne, J.; Cazlan, C.; Zhang Min; Olds, J. E.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2019, 19, 3, pp 193-198
Abstract

Objectives: Clinical manifestation of infection with Leptospira species in cats is rare. Nevertheless, cats can develop specific antibodies against the spirochetes after infection. In Canada, Taiwan and the USA it was recently demonstrated that naturally infected cats can also shed DNA from...

Author(s)
Weis, S.; Rettinger, A.; Bergmann, M.; Llewellyn, J. R.; Pantchev, N.; Straubinger, R. K.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 4, pp 470-476
AbstractFull Text

The importance of cats in the Leptospira epidemiology is due to the possibility of transferring leptospirosis to wild and domesticated animals. The purpose of this survey was to determine the prevalence of Leptospira infection in shorthair cats in different location of Mashhad, Iran. Totally, 147...

Author(s)
Garoussi, M. T.; Mehravaran, M.; Abdollahpour, G.; Khoshnegah, J.
Publisher
Urmia University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Urmia, Iran
Citation
Veterinary Research Forum, 2015, 6, 4, pp 301-304
Abstract

We identified seven Leptospira serovars in wildlife and the presence of leptospiral DNA in water sources at a natural area within a fragmented habitat in Illinois, US. These serovars have been implicated in domestic animal and human leptospirosis, a reemerging zoonotic disease, whose reservoirs...

Author(s)
Grimm, K.; Rivera, N. A.; Fredebaugh-Siller, S.; Weng HsinYi; Warner, R. E.; Maddox, C. W.; Mateus-Pinilla, N. E.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2020, 56, 2, pp 316-327

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