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Toxoplasma gondii is a ubiquitous protozoan, for which felids are the definitive host. Immunocompromised individuals are susceptible to recrudescent toxoplasmosis. This case describes a 6-year-old, feline immunodeficiency virus-positive domestic short hair cat with feline atopic skin syndrome that...

Author(s)
Moore, A.; Burrows, A. K.; Malik, R.; Ghubash, R. M.; Last, R. D.; Remaj, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2022, 33, 5, pp 435-439
AbstractFull Text

Toxoplasmosis is one of the most important protozoa zoonotic diseases worldwide. The present study describes the clinical, seroprevalence findings with ocular toxoplasmosis and the outcome of medicinal treatment of these cats. This study was carried out on 105 cats with various ocular signs, no...

Author(s)
Ali, K. M.; Abu-Seida, A. M.; Abuowarda, M.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences, Olsztyn, Poland
Citation
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2021, 24, 1, pp 51-61
Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)/Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) infection prevalence among looking healthy stray cats in Western Turkey by serologic and molecular-based tests. A total of 1008 blood samples from the stray cats were used in this study. All samples ...

Author(s)
Muz, D.; Can, H.; Karakavuk, M.; Döskaya, M.; Özdemir, H. G.; Degirmenci Döskaya, A.; Atalay Sahar, E.; Pektas, B.; Karakus, M.; Töz, S.; Özbel, Y.; Gürüz, A. Y.; Muz, M. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2021, 78,
AbstractFull Text

Members of the Felidae family are the definitive host of the ubiquitous zoonotic parasite Toxoplasma gondii. Few studies have been conducted to determine the epidemiology of T. gondii in domestic felines within animal shelter populations. The goal of this study was to assess seroprevalence in a...

Author(s)
Mitchell, D. J.; Reinhard, C. L.; Cole, S. D.; Stefanovski, D.; Watson, B.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2022, 12, 16,
Abstract

A new coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 emerged in Wuhan in 2019 and spread rapidly to the rest of the world causing the pandemic disease named coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19). Little information is known about the impact this virus can cause upon domestic and stray animals. The potential...

Author(s)
Villanueva-Saz, S.; Giner, J.; Tobajas, A. P.; Pérez, M. D.; González-Ramírez, A. M.; Macías-León, J.; González, A.; Verde, M.; Yzuel, A.; Hurtado-Guerrero, R.; Pardo, J.; Santiago, L.; Paño-Pardo, J. R.; Ruíz, H.; Lacasta, D. M.; Sánchez, L.; Marteles, D.; Gracia, A. P.; Fernández, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2021, 69, 3, pp 1056-1064
Abstract

Background: Toxoplasma gondii is an important parasite that belongs to the phylum Apicomplexa, distributed globally, causing major health issues for a wide range of hosts, including humans, native and wild animals. Methods: In the present study, we detected IgG and IgM antibodies through an ELISA...

Author(s)
Abdul Majid; Nisar Ahmad; Sumbal Haleem; Akbar, N. U.; Shehzad Zareen; Muhammad Taib; Sanaullah Khan; Rafiq Hussain; Sohail
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2021, 17, 357, pp (19 November 2021)
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and the factors associated with infection by Toxoplasma gondii and demonstrate occurrences of coinfection with Neospora caninum, the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) in cats in the state of Bahia, Brazil. A...

Author(s)
Munhoz, A. D.; Hage, S. B.; Cruz, R. D. S.; Calazans, A. P. F.; Silva, F. L.; Albuquerque, G. R.; Lacerda, L. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2017, 8, pp 35-38
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii oocysts excreted by cats, and poor sanitation and hygiene is thought to be responsible for a high incidence of toxoplasmosis in some indigenous Brazilians. Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) may reactivate latent toxoplasmosis infections; the...

Author(s)
Lucas, S. R. R.; Valvassoura, T. A.; Pinheiro, S. R.
Publisher
Online Journal of Veterinary Research, Toowoomba, Australia
Citation
Online Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 22, 12, pp 1111-1118
Abstract

Felines play a leading role in the epidemiology of Toxoplasma gondii infection, but there is scarce information about the epidemiology of Neospora caninum, particularly in feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)-infected cats. Cats seropositive to T. gondii do not usually show symptoms unless they are...

Author(s)
Reche-Júnior, A.; Daniel, A. G. T.; Tadini, B. S.; Santana, E.; Filgueira, K. D.; Gargano, R. G.; Sellera, F. P.; Pena, H. F. de J.; Gennari, S. M.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2022, 59, e189444,
Abstract

Background: Toxoplasmosis is the clinical disease caused by infection with the obligate intracellular coccidian parasite Toxoplasma gondii. T gondii is present throughout the world and can affect most mammals. Infection is common, although disease caused by T gondii is rare. Up to 50 per cent of...

Author(s)
Caney, S.
Publisher
Wiley, Chichester, UK
Citation
In Practice, 2021, 43, 3, pp 135-141

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