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Objectives: Our objective was to perform the first multicentric study in Spain to evaluate the prevalence of feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1), feline calicivirus (FCV), Chlamydophila felis and Mycoplasma felis in cats with upper respiratory tract disease (URTD), conjunctivitis and/or gingivostomatitis...

Author(s)
Fernandez, M.; Manzanilla, E. G.; Lloret, A.; León, M.; Thibault, J. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 4, pp 461-469
Abstract

Mast cell infiltration occurs in malignant, inflammatory (eg, allergic, infectious), and idiopathic disease processes in humans and animals. Here, we describe the clinical and histological features of a unique proliferative conjunctivitis occurring in 15 cats. Ocular specimens were examined...

Author(s)
Beckwith-Cohen, B.; Dubielzig, R. R.; Maggs, D. J.; Teixeira, L. B. C.
Publisher
American College of Veterinary Pathologists Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Veterinary Pathology, 2017, 54, 1, pp 141-146
Abstract

Introduction and objectives: Chlamydia (C.) felis can cause infection which may be associated with conjunctivitis and/or respiratory tract disease, particularly in kittens, but could also be the cause of the disease in adult cats. Infection is more common in multi-cat environments. The zoonotic...

Author(s)
Halánová, M.; Petrová, L.; Halán, M.; Trbolová, A.; Babinská, I.; Weissová, T.
Publisher
Instytut Medycyny WSI im. W. Chodźki, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, 2019, 26, 2, pp 222-226
Abstract

Objectives: To perform molecular diagnosis of microbial agents (FHV-1, FCV, Mycoplasma felis, and Chlamydophila felis) in kittens with conjunctivitis and correlate the clinical signs with clinical severity. Material and Methods: A total of 108 conjunctival swab were collected from kittens without...

Author(s)
Baumworcel, N.; Soares, A. M. B.; Silva, S. B.; Almeida, N. K. O.; Castro, T. X. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2017, 54, 1, pp 18-26
Abstract

This review article in details focuses on most common eye disease in juvenile cats - conjunctivitis. Both viral and bacterial infections are typical cause of feline conjunctivitis. In many cases infection can be mixed so it is important to recognize the clinical symptoms, to choose the appropriate...

Author(s)
Trbolová, A.; Balicka, A.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2020, 70, 1, pp 5-13
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OBJECTIVE: To determine the effects of orally administered raltegravir in cats with experimentally induced ocular and respiratory feline herpesvirus-1 (FHV-1) infection. ANIMALS: 14 healthy 6-month-old unvaccinated specific pathogen-free cats. PROCEDURES: On day 0, all cats were experimentally...

Author(s)
Spertus, C. B.; Pennington, M. R.; Walle, G. R. van de; Badanes, Z. I.; Judd, B. E.; Mohammed, H. O.; Ledbetter, E. C.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2019, 80, 5, pp 490-497
Abstract

Signs of ocular infections like discharge and conjunctivitis occur commonly in cats in shelters and feline herpesvirus 1 (FHV-1), Chlamydia felis, Mycoplasma spp., and feline calicivirus (FCV) are thought to be the most common causes. While molecular assays are available to amplify nucleic acids of ...

Author(s)
Zirofsky, D.; Rekers, W.; Powell, C.; Hawley, J.; Veir, J.; Lappin, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2018, 33, 2, pp 45-48
Abstract

Feline herpesvirus type 1 (FHV-1) and feline calicivirus (FCV) are considered as main causes of feline upper respiratory tract disease and the most common clinical manifestations include rhinotracheitis, conjunctivitis, and nasal/facial ulcerations. While the primary infection is relatively mild,...

Author(s)
Synowiec, A.; Gryniuk, I.; Pachota, M.; Strzelec, Ł.; Roman, O.; Kłysik-Trzciańska, K.; Zając, M.; Drebot, I.; Gula, K.; Andruchowicz, A.; Rajfur, Z.; Szczubiałka, K.; Nowakowska, M.; Pyrc, K.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Antiviral Research, 2019, 170,
Abstract

Background: The tear film is a trilaminar fluid composed mainly of lipids, electrolytes, proteins and water. It is responsible for lubrication, nutrition and protection against microbial and toxic agents. Disruption of any these components may weaken the ocular surface, making it more susceptible...

Author(s)
Veloso, J. F.; Oriá, A. P.; Raposo, A. C. S.; Lacerda, A. J.; Silva, C. V. B.; Lima, L. F.; Carlos, R. S. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2020, 62, 23, pp (26 May 2020)
Abstract

Chlamydia felis (C. felis) is one of the most important pathogenic bacterial agents in feline upper respiratory tract infections. Chlamydia felis is an intracellular bacterium and therefore difficult to diagnose. Gold standard in diagnosis of C. felis is the antigen detection by polymerase chain...

Author(s)
Scheffzek, S.; Kern, A.; Veit, C.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2019, 100, 1, pp 38-49

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