Encephalitis and meningitis.

  title={Encephalitis and meningitis.},
  author={Karen R Mu{\~n}ana},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  volume={26 4},
  • Karen R Muñana
  • Published 1996 in
    The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small…
Inflammation of the brain and meninges is a common cause of neurologic dysfunction in dogs and cats. A wide range of infectious agents has been demonstrated to cause encephalitis an meningitis, although there are many inflammatory conditions for which an etiology has not been found. Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid is the most useful diagnostic test to identify central nervous system inflammation. This article discusses the common causes of encephalitis and meningitis in dogs and cats, focusing… CONTINUE READING