Clinical and laboratory features of cats with feline infectious peritonitis – a retrospective study of 231 confirmed cases (2000–2010)

  title={Clinical and laboratory features of cats with feline infectious peritonitis – a retrospective study of 231 confirmed cases (2000–2010)},
  author={Friederike Riemer and Kirsten A Kuehner and Susanne Ritz and Carola M. Sauter-Louis and Katrin Hartmann},
  journal={Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery},
  pages={348 - 356}
Objectives The objectives of this study were to review signalment, clinical signs and laboratory features in a large number of naturally occurring cases of feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), and to evaluate potential changes in diagnostic criteria for FIP and compare findings in cats with and without effusion. Methods The medical records of 231 cats with confirmed FIP that presented to the Clinic of Small Animal Medicine of the Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, were reviewed… 

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