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Mycoplasma haemofelis is the agent of feline infectious anemia, although Candidatus M. haemominutum can also be associated. This study evaluated the frequency and hematological alterations caused by hemoplasma infections and co-infections with FeLV, FIV and Toxoplasma gondii in domestic cats from...

Author(s)
Firmino, F. P.; Aquino, L. C.; Marçola, T. G.; Bittencourt, M. V.; McManus, C. M.; Paludo, G. R.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2016, 36, 8, pp 731-736
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This study aimed to determine the prevalence, factors associated, laboratory findings (with and without coinfection by retroviruses) among naturally infected cats by hemoplasmas in northeastern Brazil. For convenience, 200 domesticated and healthy cats were selected. Blood samples were taken to...

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Munhoz, A. D.; Simões, I. G. P. C.; Calazans, A. P. F.; Macedo, L. S.; Cruz, R. D. S.; Lacerda, L. C.; Said, R. A.; André, M. R.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 4, pp 446-454
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We determined the prevalence of feline hemotropic mycoplasma species including 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum', Mycoplasma haemofelis, and 'Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis' in naturally infected feral cats in Jeonju, Korea. Forty six feral cats were evaluated by PCR assay targeting the 16S...

Author(s)
Cho EunKwang; Yu DoHyeon; Choi UlSoo
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Clinics, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Clinics, 2016, 33, 3, pp 145-150
Abstract

Mycoplasma haemofelis is the most pathogenic feline hemoplasma species and a causative agent of infectious hemolytic anemia in cats. Current treatment protocols are effective in reducing M. haemofelis blood loads and clinical signs but consistent bacteremia clearance is rarely achieved. The aim of...

Author(s)
Novacco, M.; Sugiarto, S.; Willi, B.; Baumann, J.; Spiri, A. M.; Oestmann, A.; Riond, B.; Boretti, F. S.; Naegeli, H.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2018, 217, pp 112-120
Abstract

Background: Hemotropic mycoplasmas (hemoplasmas) have been found infecting cats worldwide. However, studies about feline hemoplasma infections in Spain are scarce. Therefore, the purpose of the research was to evaluate the prevalence of feline hemotropic mycoplasmas and to characterize risk factors ...

Author(s)
Díaz-Regañón, D.; Villaescusa, A.; Ayllón, T.; Rodríguez-Franco, F.; García-Sancho, M.; Agulla, B.; Sainz, Á.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 140, pp (20 March 2018)
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Mycoplasma haemofelis (M. haemofelis) is a gram-negative, epicellular bacteria that infects feline red cells (RBC). The pathogen appears as small blue cocci, rings, or rods on the edges or across the surface of RBCs and often causes haemolytic anemia. However, the epizootiology of M. haemofelis is...

Author(s)
Aklilu, E.; Shaharulnizim, N.; Francis, J. J.; Anurrdin, S. H.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2016, 33, 4, pp 608-612
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Three known feline hemoplasmas are Mycoplasma haemofelis, 'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum' and 'Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis'. They are described as cause of feline infectious anemia in domestic and wild felids. Other blood parasites or blood-related pathogens like concurrent retroviral...

Author(s)
Ghazisaeedi, F.; Atyabi, N.; Salehi, T. Z.; Tamai, I. A.; Tabatabaei, S.; Chegeni, S.
Publisher
Urmia University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Urmia, Iran
Citation
Veterinary Research Forum, 2017, 8, 1, pp 67-73
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"Mycoplasma haemofelis" and "Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis" are feline hemoplasmas that induce hemolytic anemia. Protection from homologous re-challenge was recently demonstrated in cats recovered from primary infection. Here, we determined if cats recovered from "Cand. M. turicensis" infection...

Author(s)
Baumann, J.; Novacco, M.; Willi, B.; Riond, B.; Meli, M. L.; Boretti, F. S.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Research, 2015, 46, 104, pp (24 September 2015)
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In this case report was aimed to the evaluation of Mycoplasma haemofelis infection and electron microscopic imaging in a cat. The material of present case was included a cat, three years old, male, referred to a history of anorexia, lethargy and dehydration. Clinically were defined dehydration,...

Author(s)
Aslan, Ö.; Bekdİk, İ. K.; İlgar, E. G.
Publisher
Kafkas Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, Kars, Turkey
Citation
Kafkas Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2015, 21, 1, pp 131-134
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Background: Fleas (Siphonaptera) are the most clinically important ectoparasites of dogs and cats worldwide. Rising levels of pet ownership, climate change and globalisation are increasing the importance of a detailed understanding of the endemicity and prevalence of flea-borne pathogens. This...

Author(s)
Abdullah, S.; Helps, C.; Tasker, S.; Newbury, H.; Wall, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 71, pp (6 February 2019)

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