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Feline Infectious Peritonitis Viruses Arise by Mutation from Endemic Feline Enteric Coronaviruses
Abstract Feline infectious peritonitis virus (FIPV) strains from six cats and three different geographic areas were compared genetically with feline enteric coronavirus (FECV) isolates obtainedExpand
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Canine granulocytic anaplasmosis: a review.
Anaplasma phagocytophilum is an emerging pathogen of humans, horses, and dogs worldwide that is transmitted by Ixodid ticks and maintained in a variety of small wild mammal species. Recent studiesExpand
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Molecular, clinical, and pathologic comparison of two distinct strains of Haemobartonella felis in domestic cats.
OBJECTIVE To characterize 2 strains of Haemobartonella felis by use of molecular techniques. ANIMALS 35 specific-pathogen-free cats, 6 months to 4 years old. PROCEDURE Intraperitoneal or IVExpand
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Epidemiologic evaluation of multiple respiratory pathogens in cats in animal shelters
Upper respiratory tract infection (URI) propagates readily within cats in shelters and often results in euthanasia of affected cats. In a case-control evaluation of 573 cats in eight shelters inExpand
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Urban habituation, ecological connectivity and epidemic dampening: the emergence of Hendra virus from flying foxes (Pteropus spp.)
Anthropogenic environmental change is often implicated in the emergence of new zoonoses from wildlife; however, there is little mechanistic understanding of these causal links. Here, we examine theExpand
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Two related strains of feline infectious peritonitis virus isolated from immunocompromised cats infected with a feline enteric coronavirus.
Two groups of cats were experimentally infected orally with the cat-passaged RM strain of feline enteric coronavirus (FECV-RM). One group of cats (n = 19) had been chronically infected with felineExpand
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Reproduction and nutritional stress are risk factors for Hendra virus infection in little red flying foxes (Pteropus scapulatus)
Hendra virus (HeV) is a lethal paramyxovirus which emerged in humans in 1994. Poor understanding of HeV dynamics in Pteropus spp. (flying fox or fruit bat) reservoir hosts has limited our ability toExpand
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Diagnostic Features of Clinical Neurologic Feline Infectious Peritonitis
Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a fatal Arthus‐type immune response of cats to infection with FIP virus, a mutant of the ubiquitous feline enteric coronavirus (FECV). The disease may occurExpand
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'Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum', a low-virulence epierythrocytic parasite of cats.
The phylogenetic position and some taxonomically relevant characteristics of a small, low-virulence bacterial parasite of cats are described. A 16S rDNA analysis revealed that the organism was in theExpand
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Amplification of Ehrlichial DNA from Dogs 34 Months after Infection with Ehrlichia canis
ABSTRACT In order to determine whether dogs in the subclinical phase of canine monocytic ehrlichiosis (CME) are carriers of Ehrlichia canis and to determine the significance of persistent indirectExpand
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