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Prevalence of Infectious Diseases in Cats Surviving the 2005 Hurricanes
Levy, J. K., C. H. Edinboro, et al. (2007). "Seroprevalence of Dirofilaria immitis, feline leukemia virus, and feline immunodeficiency virus infection among dogs and cats exported from the 2005 Gulf Coast hurricane disaster area." J Am Vet Med Assoc 231(2): 218-25.This study looks at the seroprevalences of Dirofilaria (heartworm), FeLV infection, and FIV infection in cats exported from the Gulf Coast region following the 2005 hurricanes (1,289 cats exported from Louisiana, Mississippi
First report of virulent calicivirus in Italy
describes the occurrence of this severe form in an FIV-infected cat in a shelter in Italy. It, described here, the cat was also FIV infected and therefore immunosuppressed to some degree. This might
Feline Leukemia Virus & Bartonella Infections
), and/or feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). The overall rate of Bartonella infection was nearly, with either FIV or FPV was found. The authors concluded that FeLV may enhance the susceptibility
Causes of Gingivitis in Cats
virus (FIV), calicivirus (FCV), herpesvirus (FHV-1), and Bartonella. However, all these agents can, or FIV was not overrepresented in the cats with gingivostomatitis and so the data fail to support
Antibody response to feline panleukopenia virus vaccination in cats with asymptomatic retrovirus infections: a pilot study
. 2018 Dec 17;:1098612X18816463. Retrovirus infection (FeLV and FIV) is a common occurrence, . In the case of FIV< clinical signs may never occur. There is a concern that vaccination with Modified, with an in-house ELISA for FeLV antigen and FIV antibody. Data on signalment, origin, housing, lifestyle, and vaccine history were recorded. 4 FIV and 4 FeLV positive cats were recruited to the study, . A larger population of FeLV and FIV positive animals may have allowed for more significant results
New hope for a frustrating disease
of retained roots, and all patients tested negative for both the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV, that completed the study, five males and two females, two had immediate transfusion reactions which, - or long-term adverse reactions occurred in any of the patients. Five of the seven cats responded, such as Epstein-Barr virus and HIV in humans, FIV in cats, and in chronic antigen stimulation in a mouse skin graft model. In cats CD8lo cells have very strong anti-FIV suppressor activity. The increased
Characterizing a newly discovered feline virus
lymphoma. He was also found to be feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) positive based on serology, from 60 more FIV-positive cats and found the feline hepadnavirus in 10% (n=6) of these animals as well as in the blood of 2/63 (3.2%) FIV-negative cats. In humans, HBV antigenemia exhibits a similar
Effect of Catnip on Shelter Cats
with the cat for three hours daily on five consecutive days (30 cats per “odor”, and one group of 30 with no cloth). The cats’ behavior was recorded every five minutes on days 1, 3, and 5. Overall, cats
Disease in large scale cat hoarding situations
immunodeficiency virus (FIV) in all four cases and for dermatophytosis in one case. A subset, common in cats with diarrhea. The seroprevalence of FeLV and FIV were 8% and 8%, respectively. In the one