Development and evaluation of a PCR assay for the detection of Cytauxzoon felis DNA in feline blood samples.

@article{Birkenheuer2006DevelopmentAE,
  title={Development and evaluation of a PCR assay for the detection of Cytauxzoon felis DNA in feline blood samples.},
  author={Adam J. Birkenheuer and Henry L Marr and Arthur R. Alleman and Michael G. Levy and Edward B Breitschwerdt},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2006},
  volume={137 1-2},
  pages={144-9}
}
Cytauxzoonosis is an emerging tick borne infectious disease of domestic cats in the United States, caused by the organism Cytauxzoon felis (C. felis). In naturally infected domestic cats the disease is almost always fatal. Currently there are no commercially available molecular or serologic tests to facilitate the antemortem diagnosis of C. felis infection. Clinical and pathological diagnosis of cytauxzoonosis is based on microscopic identification of parasites in tissues or on blood smears. We… CONTINUE READING

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