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Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) are among the most important feline infectious diseases worldwide. This retrospective study investigated survival times and effects of selected predictor factors on survival time in a population of owned pet cats in Northern Italy ...

Author(s)
Spada, E.; Perego, R.; Sgamma, E. A.; Proverbio, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 150, pp 38-46
Abstract

Oral lesions are common problems in feline medicine worldwide, and may be associated with different causes, such as infectious agents. There are only a few studies reporting the chief oral diseases and the results for retrovirus tests in shelter cats in Brazil, especially in the South region. This...

Author(s)
Silva, A. P.; Flores, M.; Mazaro, R.; Luz, F.; Silva, M.; Fighera, R. A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2019, 39, 7, pp 516-522
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We examined the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) antibodies, feline leukemia virus (FeLV) antigens, and feline coronavirus (FCoV) antibodies in 140 ownerless kittens at 3-4 weeks of age (first test) and at 4-31 weeks later (second test). Thirty-one (91.2%) of the 34 cats that were FIV positive...

Author(s)
Soma, T.; Yoshiuchi, R.; Kitao, K.; Honda, Y.; Yamashita, N.; Ishikawa, N.; Yamamoto, H.; Hosoido, T.
Publisher
Japan Veterinary Medical Association, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 71, 10, pp 577-580
Abstract

Objectives: The objectives of this study were to estimate the prevalence of feline haemoplasma infections in Northern Serbia, identify potential risk factors and perform molecular subtyping of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). Methods PCR analysis for feline haemoplasmas was performed on surplus ...

Author(s)
Sarvani, E.; Tasker, S.; Filipović, M. K. E.; Andric, J. F.; Andrić, N.; Aquino, L.; English, S.; Attipa, C.; Leutenegger, C. M.; Helps, C. R.; Papasouliotis, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 1, pp 2055116918770037
Abstract

Background: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) has been increasingly recognized in cats living in areas endemic for the disease. Co-infection with Leishmania infantum and other infectious agents is well established in dogs. However, for cats, data on co-infections with L. infantum and other infectious...

Author(s)
Marcondes, M.; Hirata, K. Y.; Vides, J. P.; Sobrinho, L. S. V.; Azevedo, J. S.; Vieira, T. S. W. J.; Vieira, R. F. C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 131, pp (20 March 2018)
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For this retrospective study clinical, haematological and virology parameters were analysed from 21 cats received at the Clinic for Internal Diseases of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb, with severe clinical signs of feline leukaemia, feline immunodeficiency, or both...

Author(s)
Rudan, N.; Marković, E.; Kučer, N.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2017, 87, 6, pp 731-743
Abstract

AIMS: To estimate the prevalence of cats testing positive for antibodies to feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) antigens in domestic cats entering a New Zealand animal shelter, based on a commercial point-of-care ELISA, to identify risk factors associated with cats ...

Author(s)
Gates, M. C.; Vigeant, S.; Dale, A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2017, 65, 6, pp 285-291
Abstract

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leucosis virus (FeLV) are two pathogens in cats that may have severe consequences on the general health of the infected animal, especially in the long term. The stray cat population is a reservoir for maintaining the infection in this group but is also ...

Author(s)
Vugt, R. van; Nauwynck, H.; Polis, I.; Rooster, H. de
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2019, 88, 3, pp 131-136
Abstract

Objectives: The objectives for this study were to compare the body composition of adult indoor neutered domestic cats with outdoor intact cats with an ideal body condition score using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry, and to report the body composition findings of free-roaming cats, as this has not ...

Author(s)
Cline, M. G.; Witzel, A. L.; Moyers, T. D.; Kirk, C. A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 6, pp 459-464
Abstract

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) are important etiologic agents of immunosuppressive diseases in felines. The objective of the present study was to determine the prevalence of these retroviruses in domestic cats in Fortaleza, Ceará and the epidemiological factors ...

Author(s)
Rocha, M. A.; Sousa Filho, R. P.; Sampaio, K. O.; Cunha, M. G. M. C. M. da
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2019, 56, 1, pp e146687

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