Bartonella spp infection as a possible cause of uveitis in a cat.

@article{Lappin1999BartonellaSI,
  title={Bartonella spp infection as a possible cause of uveitis in a cat.},
  author={Michael Lappin and Joshua Black},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1999},
  volume={214 8},
  pages={1205-7, 1200}
}
A 6-year-old castrated mixed-breed cat was evaluated because of unilateral anterior uveitis. The cat was seronegative for antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii, coronaviruses, and feline immunodeficiency virus, and antigens for FeLV p27 and Cryptococcus neoformans. Antibodies to Bartonella spp were detected in serum and aqueous humor. The antibody coefficient (C value) for IgG antibodies to Bartonella spp in the aqueous humor was 4.42; values > 1 suggest ocular production of antibodies and supports a… CONTINUE READING

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