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Objectives: Intradermal allergy testing can be difficult to interpret in cats. Studies have shown that intradermal testing leads to elevations in blood cortisol, which may be an explanation for weak wheal reactions in cats. The primary objective of this study was to determine whether utilizing...

Author(s)
Hudec, C. P.; Griffin, C. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 2, pp 138-145
Abstract

Background - Intradermal testing (IDT) in cats has potential limitations; this has led to an interest in novel testing methods. A pilot study demonstrated that healthy cats produced reliable percutaneous glycerinated (PG) histamine wheals, whereas percutaneously applied glycerosaline did not lead...

Author(s)
Gentry, C. M.; Messinger, L.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2016, 27, 5, pp e92
Abstract

Flea bite hypersensitivity (FBH) is a common allergic skin disease in dogs and cats. Ctenocephalides felis mainly occurs in dogs and cats infestation and a flea salivary allergen (Ctef1) has been identified as the major allergen involved in type I and IV hypersensitivity reactions. Th2-dominant...

Author(s)
Graziano, L.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2019, 36, 1, pp 19-25
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Background: Intradermal testing is useful for the identification of environmental allergens to which cats could be hypersensitive; intradermal test reactions are often subtle and difficult to interpret in cats. Percutaneous testing is the standard technique for the detection of significant...

Author(s)
Rossi, M. A.; Messinger, L.; Olivry, T.; Hoontrakoon, R.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2013, 24, 5, pp 488-e115
Abstract

This prospective study assessed the efficacy of a novel saliva-based immunoassay of IgA- and IgM-antibodies in predicting feline food sensitivities and intolerances. Clinical samples were obtained from 1000 cats proven or suspected to have food intolerances. Most were of domestic shorthair breed...

Author(s)
Dodds, W. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2019, 9, 8, pp 534
Abstract

Genetic diversity of captive wild animals can be enhanced by moving those individuals with valuable genes between collections and through introduction of a new pair from a range country. This requires movement of animals, which is inherent with disease risks, such as the introduction of pathogenic ...

Author(s)
Molenaar, F. M.; Burr, P. D.; Swift, B. M. C.; Rees, C. E. D.; Masters, N.
Publisher
American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Pomona, USA
Citation
Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2020, 51, 2, pp 426-432
Abstract

Current eradication strategies of tuberculosis (TB) in goats mainly rely on the single intradermal tuberculin test (SIT) and single intradermal cervical comparative tuberculin tests (SICCTs). TB vaccination has been proposed as a cost-effective option in high-prevalence herds or countries where...

Author(s)
Arrieta-Villegas, C.; Infantes-Lorenzo, J. A.; Bezos, J.; Grasa, M.; Vidal, E.; Mercader, I.; Mahavir Singh; Domingo, M.; Juan, L. de; Pérez Val, B. de
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2020, 6, July,
Abstract

Public interest in animal tuberculosis is mainly focused on prevention and eradication of bovine tuberculosis in cattle and wildlife. In cattle, immunodiagnostic tests such as the tuberculin skin test or the interferon gamma (IFN-γ) assay have been established and are commercially available. Feline ...

Author(s)
Peterhans, S.; Landolt, P.; Friedel, U.; Oberhänsli, F.; Dennler, M.; Willi, B.; Senn, M.; Hinden, S.; Kull, K.; Kipar, A.; Stephan, R.; Ghielmetti, G.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2020, 6, December,
Abstract

Animal tuberculosis remains a great source of socioeconomic and health concern worldwide. Its main causative agents, Mycobacterium bovis and Mycobacterium caprae, have been isolated from many different domestic and wild animals. Naturally, occurring tuberculosis is extremely rare in rabbits, and...

Author(s)
Sevilla, I. A.; Cruz Arnal, M.; Fuertes, M.; Martín, E.; Comenge, J.; Elguezabal, N.; Fernández de Luco, D.; Garrido, J. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2020, 67, 1, pp 431-441
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Dermatophytes are important fungal pathogens that cause superficial infections in people and animals. In cats and dogs, the clinical signs are variable and similar to those produced by other dermatological diseases. The presence of infection must thus be confirmed by diagnostic tests. A timely...

Author(s)
Peano, A.
Publisher
Edizioni SCIVAC, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria (Cremona), 2019, 33, 3, pp 125-139

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