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The article summarizes the current knowledge about the etiology and epidemiology of the systemic inflammatory response syndrome due to infection (sepsis) in human, feline and canine patients. It also discusses severe sepsis, defined as sepsis accompanied by acute organ dysfunction and septic shock...

Author(s)
Kalwas-Śliwińska, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2014, 89, 7, pp 572-577
AbstractFull Text

Sepsis, defined as the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) due to an infectious agent, is a common condition in cats and it is related to high morbidity and high mortality in this specie. Its main causes are pyothorax and septic peritonitis in felines. Due to its anatomical and...

Author(s)
Chacar, F. C.; Guimarães-Okamoto, P. T. C.; Melchert, A.; Arruda, V. K. de; Bento, D. D.; Costa, D. C.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2014, 21, 1, pp 64-76
Abstract

Case summary: An 8-year-old female spayed domestic shorthair cat was presented for evaluation of non-specific lethargy and pain. It was diagnosed with septic shock secondary to wounds on the dorsum and required treatment with multiple vasopressors for circulatory support. During the course of...

Author(s)
Casey, K.; Dickinson, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2019, 5, 1, pp 29-2055116919855539
Abstract

Background: Rapid diagnosis and appropriate treatment is imperative in bacterial sepsis due increasing risk of mortality with every hour without appropriate antibiotic therapy. Atypical infections with fastidious organisms may take more than 4 days to diagnose leading to calls for improved methods...

Author(s)
Bialasiewicz, S.; Duarte, T. P. S.; Nguyen, S. H.; Sukumaran, V.; Stewart, A.; Appleton, S.; Pitt, M. E.; Bainomugisa, A.; Jennison, A. V.; Graham, R.; Coin, L. J. M.; Hajkowicz, K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Infectious Diseases, 2019, 19, 660, pp (24 July 2019)
Abstract

Capnocytophaga canimorsus is a part of healthy oral flora of dogs and cats. However, when it is transmitted to human subjects via animal bites or scratches, it can cause severe complications like endocarditis or even lethal septic shock, especially in immunocompromised persons. In this study, we...

Author(s)
Shelenkov, A. A.; Karan, L. S.; Mihaylova, Y. V.; Yanushevich, Y. G.; Shipulin, G. A.; Shagin, D. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Microbial Pathogenesis, 2018, 125, pp 493-496
Abstract

Defined by the Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (SIRS), which is secondary to an infectious agent, sepsis is a common affection in dogs and cats, being related to high morbidity and mortality rates in these species. The pathogenesis is multifactorial and complex. Hemodynamic instability is...

Author(s)
Cardoso, N. A.; Braga Sobrinho, C.
Publisher
Conselho Regional de Medicina Veterinária do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Educação Continuada em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia do CRMV-SP, 2018, 16, 1, pp 22-28
Abstract

A previously healthy, 67-year-old, man with past medical history of myocardial infarction and hypertension was rushed to the emergency room after sudden onset of fever, chills, severe rigors, hypotension, tachycardia and vomiting. The patient was diagnosed as being in septic shock, and...

Author(s)
Sowmya Chary; Megha Joshi; Sriharshan Reddy; Cheryl Ryan; Venu Saddi
Publisher
Indian Association of Pathologists & Microbiologists, Chandigarh, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology, 2011, 54, 2, pp 368-370
Abstract

Objective: To characterize the clinical features of the acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), risk factors, and outcome in dogs and cats. The study also aimed to evaluate the current veterinary criteria for the diagnosis of ARDS by comparison of clinical diagnostic criteria with necropsy...

Author(s)
Boiron, L.; Hopper, K.; Borchers, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2019, 29, 2, pp 173-179
AbstractFull Text

A review on the aetiology, diagnosis, monitoring, and treatement of sepsis in cats was discussed.

Author(s)
Costello, M.
Publisher
World Small Animal Veterinary Association, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
40th World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress, Bangkok, Thailand, 15-18 May, 2015. Proceedings book, 2015, pp 550-552
Abstract

Capnocytophaga canimorsus and Capnocytophaga cynodegmi, both commensal bacteria in the oral cavities of dogs and cats, are zoonotic pathogens. In particular, C. canimorsus causes sepsis and fatal septic shock. Recently, a novel Capnocytophaga species, C. canis, was isolated from the oral cavities...

Author(s)
Suzuki, M.; Imaoka, K.; Haga, Y.; Mohri, M.; Nogami, A.; Shimojima, Y.; Irie, Y.; Sugimura, S.; Morikawa, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Microbiology and Immunology, 2018, 62, 9, pp 567-573

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