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Feline physiotherapy can be complex due to the range of conditions that feline patients may present with. Fractures are one of the most common orthopaedic conditions; a more complex condition is tetanus where the animal may present with a limb issue that is a secondary effect of an infection....

Author(s)
Price, H.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2014, 19, 9, pp 474-478
Abstract

Two cases of focal tetanus in the cat are described. Clinical findings included severe muscular spasms of the pelvic limbs in one cat, and involvement of the thoracic limbs and muscles of the neck and face in the other. Electromyography in both cats showed spontaneous activity characterised by the...

Author(s)
Bianchi, E.; Biserni, R.; Gallucci, A.; Pisoni, L.; Menchetti, M.; Gandini, G.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 10, pp 927-931
Abstract

This chapter describes the vaccination guidelines for the major and minor diseases in cats and dogs, including canine parvovirus, distemper virus, leptospirosis, Canine adenovirus type I, Rabies virus, Parainfluenzavirus, Bordetella bronchiseptica, Borrelia burgdorferi, Canine herpesvirus, Babesia...

Author(s)
Truyen, U.; Behr, A.; Straubinger, R. K.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, Supplement 1, pp 13...24
Abstract

Monoclonal antibodies are widely used to treat non-infectious conditions but are costly. Vaccines could offer a cost-effective alternative but have been limited by sub-optimal T-cell stimulation and/or weak vaccine responses in recipients, for example, in elderly patients. We have previously shown...

Author(s)
Zeltins, A.; West, J.; Zabel, F.; El-Turabi, A.; Balke, I.; Haas, S.; Maudrich, M.; Storni, F.; Engeroff, P.; Jennings, G. T.; Kotecha, A.; Stuart, D. I.; Foerster, J.; Bachmann, M. F.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
npj Vaccines, 2017, 2, pp 30
Abstract

Tetanus is rare in dogs and cats due to a natural resistance; however, there have been a few cases all of which required intense but rewarding nursing care. This article discusses what tetanus is, how this affects the animal as well as the symptomatic treatment and the prevention of complications...

Author(s)
Barber, S.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Veterinary Nursing Journal, 2018, 33, 4, pp 106-109
Abstract

This book is comprised of 41 chapters covering the different infectious diseases of the cat. The clinical aspects, diagnosis, aetiology, pathogenesis, treatment and management of viral (feline immunodeficiency virus, feline leukaemia virus, feline infectious peritonitis virus, feline influenza...

Author(s)
Hartmann, K.; Hein, J.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Infektionskrankheiten der Katze, 2008, pp xxv + 363 pp.
Abstract

Tetanus is a disorder caused by the action of the painfully and potentially fatal neurotoxin tetanospasmin, which is produced under anaerobic conditions during the vegetative growth phase of Clostridium tetani. Dogs and cats have natural resistance due to the relative inability of the toxin to...

Author(s)
Voorwald, F. A.; Tiosso, C. de F.; Cardilli, D. J.; Santos, I. R. C. dos; Toniollo, G. H.
Publisher
Editora Guará, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Clínica Veterinária, 2013, 18, 105, pp 92-100
Abstract

Millions of people throughout the world are bitten by animals each year. About 90% of the bites are caused by dogs and cats, and infections are the most common complications. As children are the most frequently bitten subjects, pediatricians should provide parents with everything they need to know...

Author(s)
Esposito, S.; Picciolli, I.; Semino, M.; Principi, N.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2013, 32, 8, pp 971-976
Abstract

The present study is designed to investigate the effects of polysaccharides from Morinda officinalis How (PMO) on exhaustive exercise-induced oxidative stress in liver of mice. The animals were divided into four groups, i.e. the control (C), low-dose PMO-treated (DPT, 100 mg/kg), moderate-dose...

Author(s)
Gao Jin
Publisher
Veterinary Solutions LLC, Apopka, USA
Citation
International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 13, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

This case report describes a case of localised tetanus in a three-year-old cat, born and maintained in Lower Saxony, Germany. Highlight of the report focused on the clinical examination and treatment of the animal.

Author(s)
Langner, K. F. A.; Schenk, H. C.; Leithaeuser, C.; Tholen, H.; Simon, D.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2011, 169, 5, pp 126

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