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Background: An outbreak of leishmaniosis was studied in cats and dogs housed together with no separation in an animal shelter in Israel. Methods: The study included recording of clinical signs, serology for Leishmania infection by ELISA, PCR of blood for Leishmania DNA by ITS1 HRM and kDNA PCR,...

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Baneth, G.; Nachum-Biala, Y.; Zuberi, A.; Zipori-Barki, N.; Orshan, L.; Kleinerman, G.; Shmueli-Goldin, A.; Bellaiche, M.; Leszkowicz-Mazuz, M.; Salant, H.; Yasur-Landau, D.
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BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
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Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 115, pp (20 March 2020)
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The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of hemoplasma species in cats by real-time PCR and to determine the distribution of the species. Furthermore, it was aimed to evaluate factors that are thought to be important in the epidemiology of the disease in cats statistically. For this...

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Celik, B.; Koenhemsi, L.; Dokuzeylul, B.; Kahraman, B. B.; Siğirci, B. D.; Ikiz, S.; Ak, S.; Bagcigil, A. F.
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Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
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Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2021, 77, 3, pp 132-136
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Introduction : Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite that has a widespread distribution among mammalians and birds. One of the reasons for the high prevalence may be due to ingesting oocyst disseminated by stray cats' feces. In Turkey, most of the citizens are closely associated with stray cats ...

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Karakavuk, M.; Can, H.; Selim, N.; Yeşilsiraz, B.; Atlı, E.; Şahar, E. A.; Demir, F.; Gül, A.; Özdemir, H. G.; Alan, N.; Yalçın, M.; Özkurt, O.; Aras, M.; Çelik, T.; Can, Ş.; Döşkaya, A. D.; Gürüz, A. Y.; Döşkaya, M.
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Open Learning on Enteric Pathogens (OLOEP), Sassari, Italy
Citation
Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 2021, 15, 1, pp 155-162
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Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has been detected in domestic and wild cats. However, little is known about natural viral infections of domestic cats, although their importance for modelling disease spread, informing strategies for managing positive human-animal...

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Neira, V.; Brito, B.; Agüero, B.; Berrios, F.; Valdés, V.; Gutierrez, A.; Ariyama, N.; Espinoza, P.; Retamal, P.; Holmes, E. C.; Gonzalez-Reiche, A. S.; Khan, Z.; Guchte, A. van de; Jayeeta Dutta; Miorin, L.; Kehrer, T.; Galarce, N.; Almonacid, L. I.; Levican, J.; Bakel, H. van; García-Sastre, A.; Medina, R. A.
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Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
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Emerging Microbes and Infections, 2021, 10, 376-383, pp 376-383
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Background: Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a major and highly infectious pathogen in cats worldwide. However, there have been limited studies about the status of FCV infections in Korea. Objectives: To investigate the current status of FCV infections in stray cats in Korea. Methods: A novel reverse...

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Kim SungJae; Park YongHo; Park KunTaek
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Seoul, Korea Republic
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Journal of Veterinary Science, 2020, 21, 5,
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Cytauxzoonosis is a tick-borne disease of domestic cats with high mortality and narrow therapeutic window, particularly in the southcentral and southeastern United States. The causative agent is the apicomplexan protozoal parasite Cytauxzoon felis and is primarily transmitted by Amblyomma...

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Kao YunFan; Peake, B.; Madden, R.; Cowan, S. R.; Scimeca, R. C.; Thomas, J. E.; Reichard, M. V.; Ramachandran, A.; Miller, C. A.
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Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Veterinary Parasitology, 2021, 292,
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Feline heartworm disease, caused by Dirofilaria immitis infection, can be potentially fatal to cats. Screening for the infection in cats is important in endemic areas. Clinical utility of molecular techniques for diagnosis of feline heartworm disease is not clearly determined. The objective of this ...

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Ritthikulprasert, S.; Jirapiti, P.; Pengpis, S.
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Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
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Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 50, 1, pp 109-113
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Recently, Leishmania infantum has increasingly been detected in stray cats in endemic regions of the world. Cats have been considered playing a role in the epidemiology of visceral leishmaniosis, an endemic zoonosis in Iran. The studies concerning feline leishmaniosis (FeL) allow the hypothesis...

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Asgari, Q.; Mohammadpour, I.; Bozorg-Ghalati, F.; Motazedian, M. H.; Kalantari, M.; Hosseini, S.
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Polskie Towarzystwo Parazytologiczne (Polish Parasitological Society), Warsaw, Poland
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Annals of Parasitology, 2020, 66, 2, pp 143-156
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Protozoans are widely distributed, and several species may parasitize the digestive tracts of cats (Felis catus), and can be transmitted to humans. The present study aimed to evaluate the species and occurrence of gastrointestinal protozoans in cats in the city of Londrina, Paraná, Brazil. A total...

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Torrico, K. J.; Santos, N. J. R. dos; Abate, H. L.; Martins, F. D. C.; Barros, L. D. de; Seixas, M.; Martins, T. A.; Garcia, J. L.; Vidotto, O.
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Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2020, 41, 1, pp 213-222
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Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is caused by the FIP virus (FIPV), a highly virulent mutant form of feline coronavirus (FCoV). This disease is one of the most important infectious diseases in cats, and it is associated with high mortality, particularly among younger cats. In this study, we...

Author(s)
Guan XueTing; Li Hua; Han MeiJing; Jia Shuo; Feng BaoHua; Gao XuWen; Wang Zhuo; Jiang YanPing; Cui Wen; Wang Li; Xu YiGang
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Molecular and Cellular Probes, 2020, 49, pp Article 101495

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