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An unexplained outbreak of feline diarrhea and vomiting, negative for common enteric viral and bacterial pathogens, was subjected to viral metagenomics and PCR. We characterized from fecal samples the genome of a novel chapparvovirus we named fechavirus that was shed by 8/17 affected cats and...

Author(s)
Li YanPeng; Gordon, E.; Idle, A.; Altan, E.; Seguin, M. A.; Estrada, M.; Deng XuTao; Delwart, E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2020, 12, 5,
Abstract

Objectives: The aim of the study was to describe faecal consistency, prevalence and risk factors for diarrhoea and constipation in a rescue cat population. Methods: Faecal samples in litter trays from a stratified random sample of cats in pens at 25 UK rehoming centres were scored for consistency...

Author(s)
German, A. C.; Cunliffe, N. A.; Morgan, K. L.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 1, pp 57-65
Abstract

Cats are becoming more popular as household companions and pets, forming close relationships with humans. Although feline viral diseases can pose serious health hazards to pet cats, commercialized preventative vaccines are lacking. Interferons (IFNs), especially type I IFNs (IFN-α, IFN-β, and...

Author(s)
Wang XiaoNa; Li FengSai; Han MeiJing; Jia Shuo; Wang Li; Qiao XinYuan; Jiang YanPing; Cui Wen; Tang LiJie; Li YiJing; Xu YiGang
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2020, 12, 3,
Abstract

Case series summary: Chronic diarrhea is a common and recurring problem in feline medicine. Intestinal trichomonads have been reported as causative agents of diarrhea in cats. While Pentatrichomonas hominis is considered commensal, Tritrichomonas foetus has been found to cause feline large bowel ...

Author(s)
Bastos, B. F.; Brener, B.; Figueiredo, M. A. de; Leles, D.; Mendes-de-Almeida, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 1, pp 2055116918774959
Abstract

The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of enteropathogens in cats with and without diarrhea in four different models for managing unowned cats: short-term animal shelter, long-term sanctuary, home-based foster care, and trap-neuter-return. Fecal samples from 482 cats,...

Author(s)
Andersen, L. A.; Levy, J. K.; McManus, C. M.; McGorray, S. P.; Leutenegger, C. M.; Piccione, J.; Blackwelder, L. K.; Tucker, S. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2018, 236, pp 49-55
AbstractFull Text

Diarrhoea is the most consistent clinical sign of intestinal disease in the cat, and one of the most common complains of cat owners. Chronic diarrhoea is characterized by persistent or relapsing diarrhoea of 2-3 weeks duration or longer. Acute diarrhoea is usually a self-limiting disease and...

Author(s)
Tršan, J.; Šmit, I.; Gračner, D.; Žubčić, D.; Žužul, S.; Potočnjak, D.
Publisher
Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2019, 50, 4, pp 369-380
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Tritrichomonas blagburni (previously called T. foetus) has been implicated as an aetiological agent of long-term large-bowel diarrhoea in cats in many countries worldwide. The aim of this study was to determine the presence of, and risk factors for T. blagburni among a cohort of cats living in...

Author(s)
Ceplecha, V.; Svobodova, V.; Lendon, C.; Husnik, R.; Horackova, K.; Svoboda, M.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2017, 62, 5, pp 269-273
Abstract

Management of feline chronic gastroenteropathies has included intervention with both veterinary therapeutic formulas designed to manage non-specific gastrointestinal disorders and those designed with limited novel or hydrolyzed ingredients for management of food-responsive enteropathies and...

Author(s)
Perea, S. C.; Marks, S. L.; Daristotle, L.; Koochaki, P. E.; Haydock, R.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2017, 4, May, pp 69
Abstract

Tritrichomonas foetus is a causative agent of feline trichomonosis, resulting in large-bowel diarrhea in cats. Feline trichomonosis has been reported in the USA, Europe and some Asian countries but there is limited information for Thailand. This study investigated the prevalence of T. foetus...

Author(s)
Leelanupat, A.; Kamyingkird, K.; Chimnoi, W.; Nimsuphan, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2020, 21,
Abstract

Feline astrovirus (FeAstV) which belonged to the genus Mamastrovirus was first identified in the feces of kittens with diarrhea in the USA in 1981 by electron microscopy, and had been reported in many countries. Presently, there are no any reports of the circulation of FeAstV in mainland China. We...

Author(s)
Yi ShuShuai; Niu JiangTing; Wang HuaLei; Dong GuoYing; Guo YanBing; Dong Hao; Wang Kai; Hu GuiXue
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 10, pp e0205441

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