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Objectives: Currently, there are only a few studies on how immunocompromised cats, such as cats infected with feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), respond to vaccination. Therefore, this study measured feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) antibodies in...

Author(s)
Bergmann, M.; Schwertler, S.; Speck, S.; Truyen, U.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 12, pp 1094-1101
Abstract

Recently, a gammaherpesvirus was described in domestic cats (FcaGHV1). The goal of the present study was to investigate the presence of FcaGHV1 in Swiss domestic cats and analyze potential risk factors. Blood samples from 881 cats presented to veterinarians in all Swiss cantons and from 91 stray ...

Author(s)
Novacco, M.; Kohan, N. R.; Stirn, M.; Meli, M. L.; Díaz-Sánchez, A. A.; Boretti, F. S.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2019, 11, 8,
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Objectives: Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) are immunosuppressive viruses in cats that increase their susceptibility to zoonotic pathogens. This study aimed to determine the occurrence of one or both viruses, the risk factors associated with infection, and to...

Author(s)
Tchamo, C. C. L. M.; Rugeriis, M. de; Noormahomed, E. V.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 2, pp 13-2055116919870877
Abstract

Cats are a very popular pet animal worldwide and in Israel. In addition, there is a large number of non-owned cats living next to human populations in Israel. Vaccination is an important measure for preventing infectious diseases among cats and when possible, preventing the spread of zoonotic...

Author(s)
Baneth, G.
Publisher
Israel Veterinary Medical Association, Raanana, Israel
Citation
Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 75, 3, pp 122-132
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Clinical importance: Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infections are found in cats worldwide. Both infections are associated with a variety of clinical signs and can impact quality of life and longevity. Scope: This document is an update of the 2008 American...

Author(s)
Little, S.; Levy, J.; Hartmann, K.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.; Hosie, M.; Olah, G.; St Denis, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 1, pp 5-30
Abstract

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

Infections with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) are common in New Zealand, although the impact of those infections on the health status of the cats remains unclear. Although many cats are vaccinated yearly with a commercial FIV vaccine containing FIV subtypes A and D, the effectiveness of this...

Author(s)
Stickney, A.; Ghosh, S.; Cave, N. J.; Dunowska, M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2020, 250,
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The aim of this study was molecular detection of FIV, FeLV and FHV-1 and determination of frequency of these infections in cats and evaluation of clinical signs and status of the animals. For this, 30 household cats and 30 stray cats were clinically examined and blood samples and eye-swabs were...

Author(s)
Bayraktar, E.; Yilmaz, H.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Veterinary Journal, 2020, 40, 2, pp 249-252
Abstract

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), two of the most important pathogens of cats, produce chronic systemic diseases with progressive death of cells involved in the immune response, ultimately leading to death. Immunostimulants is one of the few alternatives to the...

Author(s)
Gomez-Lucia, E.; Collado, V. M.; Miró, G.; Martín, S.; Benítez, L.; Doménech, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 9,
Abstract

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

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