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This case report describes an atypical presentation of cryptococcal infection in a cat initially presented with multiple persistent pruritic exudative skin lesions, which did not subside following administration of antibiotics and corticosteroids. Both fungal culture and feline immunodeficiency...

Author(s)
Sanchini, L.; Reading, M.; Williams, T.; Archer, J.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Case Reports, 2017, 5, 4, pp e000524
Abstract

Canine and feline upper respiratory tract (URT) infection due to Aspergillus spp. is considered an emerging disease, with the number of reported cases continuing to rise in Japan. Aspergillus fumigatus has been the most frequently reported etiologic agent of sino-orbital aspergillosis in dogs and ...

Author(s)
Kano, R.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Medical Mycology, Bunkyo-ku, Japan
Citation
Medical Mycology Journal, 2017, 58, 4, pp J121-J126
Abstract

Although the point-of-care cryptococcal antigen lateral flow assay (LFA) has revolutionized the diagnosis of cryptococcosis in human patients, to date there has been no large-scale examination of this test in animals. We therefore assessed the LFA in cats, dogs and koalas suspected of having ...

Author(s)
Krockenberger, M. B.; Marschner, C.; Martin, P.; Reppas, G.; Halliday, C.; Schmertmann, L. J.; Harvey, A. M.; Malik, R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2020, 58, 1, pp 39-46
Abstract

Feline cryptococosis is caused by the encapsulated yeasts of the complex Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii. This is the most frequent mycosis in cats that could be either asymptomatic or with respiratory and neurologic signs. No cases have been reported in Costa Rica. A crossbreed,...

Author(s)
Urbina-Villalobos, A.; Hagnauer, I.; Méndez, N.; Guzmán-Gómez, N.; Calderón-Hernández, A.; Morales, J. A.
Publisher
Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Heredia, Costa Rica
Citation
Revista Ciencias Veterinarias, 2018, 36, 2, pp 22-26
Abstract

A 6-year-old, spayed female cat was presented with acute respiratory signs and pleural effusion. Computed tomography scan revealed a large, lobulated mass effect in the ventral right hemithorax with concurrent sternal lymphadenopathy. A cytologic sample of the mass contained pyogranulomatous...

Author(s)
Evans, S. J. M.; Jones, K.; Moore, A. R.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Mycopathologia, 2018, 183, 2, pp 479-484
Abstract

A spayed female domestic short-hair cat of unknown age was admitted with a large proliferative mass in the face. Cytology and biopsy results suggested infection with Cryptococcus spp. A latex cryptococcal antigen agglutination test and an ALPHA cryptococcal antigen enzyme immunoassay yielded...

Author(s)
Kim YoonHee; Song AeRa; Hwang SooMyung; Hong YeonJung; Choi UlSoo
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2018, 35, 4, pp 170-173
AbstractFull Text

Cryptococcosis is a fungal infection caused by a yeast of the genus cryptococcus that affects humans and domestic mammals, especially domestic cats, and the reports of this illness are scarce in the state of Ceará. It was discovered in a private clinic in the city of Sobral, Ceará, a feline...

Author(s)
Lima, G. H.; Alves, E. H. A.; Oliveira, D. M. de
Publisher
Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Ceará, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal, 2017, 27, 2, pp 26-29
Abstract

Background: Cryptococcosis is an uncommon fungal infection in humans and mammals. Occasionally, cryptococcosis manifests as cutaneous lesions, either as an extension of nasal disease or as stand alone lesions unassociated with the nose. Histologically, these lesions are typically characterized by...

Author(s)
Myers, A.; Meason-Smith, C.; Mansell, J.; Krockenberger, M.; Peters-Kennedy, J.; Payne, H. R.; Hoffmann, A. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2017, 28, 4, pp 405-e97
Abstract

Disease summary - Cryptococcosis, principally caused by Cryptococcus neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii, is the most common systemic mycosis of cats worldwide. Cats may be infected following inhalation of spores from the environment, with the nasal cavity suspected as being the initial site of...

Author(s)
Trivedi, S. R.; Malik, R.; Meyer, W.; Sykes, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2011, 13, 3, pp 163-172
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Author(s)
Guill, C.; Carrasco, I.
Publisher
ASIS Biomedia s.l., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Argos - Informativo Veterinario, 2019, No.207, pp 70, 72

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