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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

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

Case summary: A 6-year-old female spayed Birman cat presented with a history of weight loss, stiff and short-strided gait in the pelvic limbs and reluctance to jump, progressing to non-ambulatory tetraparesis over 6 weeks. Poor body condition, dehydration and generalised muscle wastage were evident ...

Author(s)
Mari, L.; Shelton, G. D.; Risio, L. de
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2016, 2, 1, pp 2055116916630335
Abstract

A diarrheic young cat died after neurological involvement. Biochemistry pointed to feline infectious peritonitis (FIP). The final diagnosis was severe multifocal meningoencephalitis due to Toxoplasma gondii. The presence of the parasite in the brain was confirmed using immunohistochemical staining. ...

Author(s)
Zandonà, L.; Brunetta, R.; Zanardello, C.; Vascellari, M.; Persico, L.; Mazzolini, E.
Publisher
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Veterinary Journal, 2018, 59, 8, pp 860-862
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii and Cystoisospora spp. are coccidian protozoa and compulsory intracellular parasites. These parasites present an enteric cycle phase, wild and domestic felines are definitive hosts capable of eliminating non-sporulated oocysts by faeces. Furthermore, they share the same...

Author(s)
Sanches, F. J.; Queiroz, S. A. da S.; Albuquerque, A. P. L. de; Queiroz, P. da S.; Assis, M. F. de; Marcusso, P. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2018, 12, 2, pp 40-44
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii is a cosmopolitan protozoan that causes disease in several species, including humans. In cats, these infections are usually asymptomatic, but in other species they can lead to high levels of inflammatory and cell damage markers, causing cellular damage. Therefore, the aim of this...

Author(s)
Faria, J. L. M.; Couto, C. do; Wierzynski, S. L.; Bottari, N. B.; Baldissera, M. D.; Pereira, W. A. B.; Silva, A. S. da
Publisher
American Society of Parasitologists, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Parasitology, 2018, 104, 1, pp 86-88
AbstractFull Text

Objectives: The aim of this study was to draw attention to the clinical course of the disease and some laboratory findings in cats diagnosed with Toxoplasmosis. Materials and Methods: Toxoplasma gondii seropositive 14 cats were used in this study. A serological evaluation was carried out to...

Author(s)
Bastan, I.; Bas, B.
Publisher
Ebubekir Ceylan, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 2, 1, pp 1-4
Abstract

Stray cats in the city of Milan, Italy, were tested for Leishmania infantum and other selected infections. Twenty-seven cats (30.0%) were seroreactive by indirect fluorescent antibody test (IFAT), with an antibody titer of 1:40 for 16 (17.7%) cats and 1:80 (cut-off for feline L. infantum infection) ...

Author(s)
Spada, E.; Canzi, I.; Baggiani, L.; Perego, R.; Vitale, F.; Migliazzo, A.; Proverbio, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2016, 45, pp 53-58
Abstract

Toxoplasma gondii is a worldwide spread coccidian parasite which can cause serious illnesses mainly in immunosuppressed animals. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) are important viral infections which can lead to clinical diseases...

Author(s)
Lukášová, R.; Bártová, E.; Sedlák, K.; Vodlan, Š.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2017, 67, 9, pp 696...700
Abstract

Rodents and stray cats are the sources of many parasitic infections including T. gondii, for other animals and human. Toxoplasmosis has a wide range of laboratory factors in its intermediate and definite hosts. Regarding the importance of rodents and stray cats as the hosts that spread the ...

Author(s)
Bahadori, E. S.; Sadraei, J.; Dalimi, A.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 43, 3, pp 360-367

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