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Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic disease caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Up to a third of the global human population is estimated to carry a T. gondii infection, which can result in severe complications in immunocompromised individuals and pregnant women. Humans and animals can become...

Author(s)
Roux, D. le; Djokic, V.; Morisse, S.; Chauvin, C.; Doré, V.; Lagrée, A. C.; Voisin, D.; Villain, Y.; Grasset-Chevillot, A.; Boursin, F.; Su ChunLei; Perrot, S.; Vallée, I.; Seche, E.; Blaga, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2020, 38, 6, pp 1457-1466
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii is a worldwide spread coccidian parasite which can cause serious illnesses mainly in immunosuppressed animals. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) are important viral infections which can lead to clinical diseases...

Author(s)
Lukášová, R.; Bártová, E.; Sedlák, K.; Vodlan, Š.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2017, 67, 9, pp 696...700
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The study was conducted to determine the coinfections of Sporothrix sp. with Toxoplasma gondii, Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and to correlate these infections with risk factors and the outcome of sporotrichosis treatment in cats from an endemic area of...

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Barros, R. S.; Menezes, R. C.; Pereira, S. A.; Figueiredo, F. B.; Oliveira, R. V. C. de; Nicolau, J. L.; Neves, L. B. das; Millar, P. R.; Kitada, A. A. B.; Amendoeira, M. R. R.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2015, 43, pp 1316
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and the factors associated with infection by Toxoplasma gondii and demonstrate occurrences of coinfection with Neospora caninum, the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) in cats in the state of Bahia, Brazil. A...

Author(s)
Munhoz, A. D.; Hage, S. B.; Cruz, R. D. S.; Calazans, A. P. F.; Silva, F. L.; Albuquerque, G. R.; Lacerda, L. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2017, 8, pp 35-38
Abstract

This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii, Dirofilaria immitis, feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) infections among stray and pet cats in Lanzhou, northwest China, and to identify the influence of age, gender, and regions on...

Author(s)
Cong Wei; Meng QingFeng; Blaga, R.; Villena, I.; Zhu XingQuan; Qian AiDong
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2016, 115, 1, pp 217-223
Abstract

This study aimed to verify the presence of hemoparasites and antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum in canines and cats in municipalities of the state of Roraima. Sixty-one samples from canine patients and 32 from feline patients attended by veterinary clinics in the state of...

Author(s)
Gomes, M. A. R. B.; Spiller, P. R.; Paiva, F. W. F. de; Ribeiro, T. M. P.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2019, 13, 4, pp 461-469
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The objective of this study was to investigate the potential for excretion of T. gondii oocysts by felines primoinfected with the P strain, isolated III. To this end, 15 young cats seronegative to T. gondii were placed in individual cages and inoculated with 1500 T. gondii cysts from the brains of...

Author(s)
Teixeira, W. F. P.; Lopes, W. D. Z.; Cruz, B. C.; MacIel, W. G.; Felippelli, G.; Soares, V. E.; Silva Vieira, D. da; Bresciani, K. D. S.; Costa, A. J. da
Publisher
Pubvet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2019, 13, 2,
AbstractFull Text

Cats (either house cat or stray cat) were the main species in the cycle of Toxoplasma gondii infection, regardless the proportion of excreting oocysts. Two hundred and forty cats; 84 stray cats and 156 household cats brought to the Animal Reproduction Research Institute (ARRI) Laboratory from...

Author(s)
Sherif, H. R.; Gerges, A. A.; Elsify, A.; Hadad, G. A.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Alexandria University, Behira, Egypt
Citation
Alexandria Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2020, 63, 1, pp 26-30
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii is an indirectly transmitted protozoan parasite, of which members of the cat family (Felidae) are the only definitive hosts and small mammals such as rats serve as intermediate hosts. The innate aversion of rodents to cat odor provides an obstacle for the parasite against...

Author(s)
Kaushik, M.; Knowles, S. C. L.; Webster, J. P.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2014, 54, 2, pp 118-128
Abstract

Uveitis is a common cause of blindness in feline patients as incorrectly treated or its chronicization can lead to formation of pre-iridal fibrovascular membranes, pupillary block and secondary glaucoma. The objective of this study was to investigate the causes of uveitis in cats diagnosed at the...

Author(s)
Enache, A.; Ionașcu, I.; Șonea, A.; Cucoș, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agriculture and Agricultural Science Procedia, 2016, 10, pp 396-402

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