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Abstract

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is a rare disease in dogs. It is primarily reported in cavalier King Charles spaniels and miniature dachshunds with suspected underlying immunodeficiency. This case series reports the findings in five dogs (four cavalier King Charles spaniels and one Bedlington...

Author(s)
Schiborra, F.; Scudder, C. J.; Littler, R. M.; Lamb, C. R.; McConnell, J. F.; Maddox, T. W.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2018, 59, 8, pp 508-513
Abstract

Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is a life-threatening fungal disease that can occur in dogs. The aim of this study was to provide a preliminary genetic characterisation of Pneumocystis carinii f.sp. 'canis' (P. canis) in dogs and thereby develop a reliable molecular protocol to definitively diagnose...

Author(s)
Danesi, P.; Ravagnan, S.; Johnson, L. R.; Furlanello, T.; Milani, A.; Martin, P.; Boyd, S.; Best, M.; Galgut, B.; Irwin, P.; Canfield, P. J.; Krockenberger, M. B.; Halliday, C.; Meyer, W.; Malik, R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2017, 55, 8, pp 828-842
Abstract

Sulphamethoxazole/trimethoprim (SMX/T) is an antimicrobial agent that has been used for decades against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria as well as protozoa. It is particularly used as prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients with acquired immune-deficiency...

Author(s)
Anyogu, D. C.; Shoyinka, S. V. O.; Ihedioha, J. I.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2018, 27, 4, pp 1001-1005
Abstract

A 3.5-y-old Whippet mixed-breed dog was presented with a history of respiratory distress, exercise intolerance, and generalized demodicosis. Hematologic alterations included marked leukocytosis and neutrophilia. Radiographic examination showed a diffuse interstitial and mild peripheral alveolar...

Author(s)
Weissenbacher-Lang, C.; Fuchs-Baumgartinger, A.; Klang, A.; Kneissl, S.; Pirker, A.; Shibly, S.; Ritgen, S. von; Weissenböck, H.; Künzel, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2017, 29, 5, pp 757-762
Abstract

A Pomeranian dog, 1 year- and 8 month-old neutered female, was presented with persistent respiratory distress and recurrent generalized demodicosis. Physical examination revealed cyanosis, rough respiratory sounds, multifocal alopecia and dermal erosions on the dorsal side of the forelimbs,...

Author(s)
Kanemoto, H.; Morikawa, R.; Chambers, J. K.; Kasahara, K.; Hanafusa, Y.; Uchida, K.; Ohno, K.; Nakayama, H.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Veterinary Science, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medical Science, 2015, 77, 6, pp 715-719
Abstract

We evaluated 43 published cases of dogs with confirmed Pneumocystis infection regarding the value of clinical parameters indicating the presence of the disease as well as tools for the detection of the pathogen. The assessed parameters included clinical signs, laboratory findings, results of...

Author(s)
Weissenbacher-Lang, C.; Fuchs-Baumgartinger, A.; Guija-De-Arespacochaga, A.; Klang, A.; Weissenböck, H.; Künzel, F.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2018, 30, 1, pp 26-35
Abstract

The present case describes a dog with eosinophilic bronchopneumonia. The dog was presented with a history of coughing and dyspnea at the Department of Small Animal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University. A presumptive diagnosis of Pneumocystic carinii was made based on...

Author(s)
Opdenakker, S.; Vekens, E. van der; Jennes, M.; Bavegems, V.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Ghent, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 2012, 81, 4, pp 216-223
Abstract

Ferrets are susceptible to systemic infections caused by the fungi Blastomyces dermatitidis, Coccidioides immitis, Cryptococcus neoformans, Cryptococcus gattii, and Histoplasma capsulatum. This chapter discusses epizootiology, control, clinical signs, pathology, diagnosis and treatment of mycotic...

Author(s)
Fox, J. G.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Biology and diseases of the ferret, 2014, Ed.3, pp 573-585
Abstract

A case report is presented of an 1.5-year-old male Cavalier King Charles spaniel with respiratory problems. Bronchial-veolair lavage was carried out to identify the pathogen. Treatment with trimethoprim-sulfonamide was efficace. The underlying cause of the disease is immunological globulin...

Author(s)
Willems, D. S.; Szatmári, V.
Publisher
Uitgeverij Libre B.V., Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Citation
Dier en Arts, 2013, 28, 4, pp 102-105
Abstract

This case reports on a case of Pneumocystis pneumonia in a 2-year-old female Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Highlights focused on the diagnosis and treatment of the animal.

Author(s)
Hopkirk, A.
Publisher
British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Companion, 2016, No.April, pp 10-13

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