A nonhealing ulcerative skin lesion associated with Trichinella nativa infection in a cat.

@article{Saari2008ANU,
  title={A nonhealing ulcerative skin lesion associated with Trichinella nativa infection in a cat.},
  author={Seppo A M Saari and Niina Airas and Anu N{\"a}reaho and Veikko Vihma and Karoliina P. M. Autio and S D Priya Sankari and Antti Sukura},
  journal={Journal of veterinary diagnostic investigation : official publication of the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Inc},
  year={2008},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={839-43}
}
Trichinella spp. can infect various domestic and wild species, including companion animals. Infection occurs because of the ingestion of raw meat (e.g., infected prey). In experimental studies, cats have been found to be a very susceptible host to infection by Trichinella spp.; naturally occurring feline infections have also been reported. However, clinically apparent disease seems to be a rare manifestation of this infection in cats. The skin biopsy of an 8-year-old, neutered, male, domestic… CONTINUE READING
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