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A review of feline infectious peritonitis virus infection: 1963–2008
  • N. Pedersen
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery
  • 28 February 2009
F eline infectious peritonitis (FIP) was first described as an ‘important disorder of cats’ by Holzworth in 1963 at the Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, Boston and a clinico-pathologic conference onExpand
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Isolation of a T-lymphotropic virus from domestic cats with an immunodeficiency-like syndrome.
A highly T-lymphotropic virus was isolated from cats in a cattery in which all the animals were seronegative for feline leukemia virus. A number of cats in one pen had died and several had anExpand
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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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Epidemiologic and clinical aspects of feline immunodeficiency virus infection in cats from the continental United States and Canada and possible mode of transmission.
The epidemiologic features of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection were evaluated in 2,765 cats from the United States and Canada. Of these cats, 2,254 were considered by veterinarians to beExpand
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Experimental transmission of Bartonella henselae by the cat flea.
Bartonella henselae is an emerging bacterial pathogen, causing cat scratch disease and bacillary angiomatosis. Cats bacteremic with B. henselae constitute a large reservoir from which humans becomeExpand
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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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Nucleotide sequence and genomic organization of feline immunodeficiency virus.
An infectious molecular clone of the Petaluma strain of feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) was isolated from a recombinant bacteriophage library containing genomic DNA prepared from FIV-infectedExpand
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Bartonella henselae prevalence in domestic cats in California: risk factors and association between bacteremia and antibody titers.
The isolation of Bartonella henselae, the agent of cat scratch disease, from the blood of naturally infected domestic cats and the demonstration that cats remain bacteremic for several months suggestExpand
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An update on feline infectious peritonitis: Virology and immunopathogenesis
  • N. Pedersen
  • Medicine, Biology
  • The Veterinary Journal
  • 1 May 2014
Abstract Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) continues to be one of the most researched infectious diseases of cats. The relatively high mortality of FIP, especially for younger cats fromExpand
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