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The authors report on a case of feline cowpox virus infection associated with severe ulcerative dermatitis of a paw and disseminated erosive lesions. While the anamnesis of the cat being a known rodent-hunter, a typical seasonality of infection and the progression of clinical signs from a primary...

Author(s)
Ludwig, L.; Bohn, J.; Remy, I.; Haegeman, A.; Heimann, M.; Mauroy, A.; Clercq, K. de; Thiry, E.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2016, 4, 1, pp e000331
Abstract

Case series summary: This case series discusses novel characteristics identified in two cases of cowpox. One presented with upper airway signs, and was identified to have a focal laryngeal lesion. The other had central neurological signs at the terminal stages, with intracytoplasmic inclusion...

Author(s)
Breheny, C. R.; Fox, V.; Tamborini, A.; O'Halloran, C.; Robertson, E.; Cazzini, P.; Birn-Jeffery, D.; Henkin, J.; Schwarz, T.; Scase, T.; Powell, R.; Gunn-Moore, D.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2017, 3, 2, pp 2055116917717191
Abstract

Within 4 weeks, five cats with skin lesions affecting the hindlimbs and mainly consisting of oedema, hyperaemia and plaque-like alterations were presented to the same veterinary clinic. The cats were suffering from lameness, trauma, renal insufficiency or complicated tail amputation. Although the...

Author(s)
Jungwirth, N.; Puff, C.; Köster, K.; Mischke, R.; Meyer, H.; Stark, A.; Thoma, B.; Zöller, G.; Seehusen, F.; Hewicker-Trautwein, M.; Beineke, A.; Baumgärtner, W.; Wohlsein, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 2018, 158, pp 71-76
Abstract

Background: Between 2008 and 2011 about 40 cases of human cowpox were reported from Germany and France. Infections had been acquired via close contact to infected, young pet rats. An identical and unique sequence of the hemagglutinin gene was found in various cowpox virus (CPXV) isolates pointing...

Author(s)
Antwerpen, M. H.; Georgi, E.; Nikolic, A.; Zoeller, G.; Wohlsein, P.; Baumgärtner, W.; Peyrefitte, C.; Charrel, R.; Meyer, H.
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2019, 7, 6561, pp e6561
Abstract

Case series summary: This case series documents five cases of pneumonia (with pleural effusion in three cases) caused by cowpox virus (CPxV) in domestic cats. Predisposition to pneumonia may have resulted from mixed infections in two cases (feline herpesvirus and Bordetella bronchiseptica in one ...

Author(s)
McInerney, J.; Papasouliotis, K.; Simpson, K.; English, K.; Cook, S.; Milne, E.; Gunn-Moore, D. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 6, pp 518-525
Abstract

In Europe, the cowpox virus (CPXV) is one of the causes of skin diseases in domestic animals and humans with localized or disseminated appearance. Wood mice and particularly bank voles form the reservoir of the virus. Cats may be infected via contact with these rodents and are regarded as the main...

Author(s)
Ouschan, C.; Rest, J.; Peters, S.
Publisher
Fairdrucker GmbH, Purkersdorf, Austria
Citation
Wiener Tierärztliche Monatsschrift, 2013, 100, 11/12, pp 326-330
Abstract

Clinical and epidemiological aspects of cats with cowpox in Germany from the years 2004 to 2010 are described and discussed. Questionnaires were sent to veterinarians and owners of affected cats identified with the help of a number of pathology laboratories. Of 69 mailed questionnaires, 45...

Author(s)
Appl, C.; Bomhard, W. von; Hanczaruk, M.; Meyer, H.; Bettenay, S.; Mueller, R.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2013, 126, 1/2, pp 55-61
Abstract

A two-year six-month-old cat was presented with pyrexia, dyspnoea and tachypnoea. Thoracic radiographs revealed right cranial lung lobe consolidation. Haematology, serum biochemistry and coagulation profile results were within normal limits. No skin lesions or other abnormalities were observed. The ...

Author(s)
Smith, M. A. J.; Sloan, K. J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2017, 5, 4, pp e000516
Abstract

In autumn 2001, a case of cowpox infection was seen in a domestic cat in Hallands Djursjukhus. The diagnosis was confirmed by skin biopsy. Wild rodents are reservoirs for cowpox virus. There have been unreported cases in domestic cats as well as humans and it is likely that occasional reports of ...

Author(s)
Kaltenborn, N. C.
Publisher
Sveriges Veterinärförbund, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Svensk Veterinärtidning, 2007, 59, 8/9, pp 13-18
Abstract

Cowpox in humans is a rare zoonotic disease; its recognition is therefore problematic due to the lack of clinical experience. The differential diagnosis includes other poxvirus infections and also infections with herpesviruses or selected bacteria. The clinical course can be complicated and the...

Author(s)
Świtaj, K.; Kajfasz, P.; Kurth, A.; Nitsche, A.
Publisher
Instytut Medycyny WSI im. W. Chodźki, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, 2015, 22, 3, pp 456-458

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