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Feline infectious peritonitis – new developments in pathogenesis , diagnosis , and management

@inproceedings{Hartmann2017FelineIP,
  title={Feline infectious peritonitis – new developments in pathogenesis , diagnosis , and management},
  author={K. Hartmann},
  year={2017}
}
  • K. Hartmann
  • Published 2017
  • Introduction Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a common disease and a frequent reason for referral. Approximately one of every 200 new feline cases presented to American Veterinary Teaching Hospitals represent cats with FIP. FIP is a fatal, immune-mediated disease, triggered by infection with a feline coronavirus (FCoV). FCoV belongs to the family Coronaviridae, which is a group of enveloped, positive-stranded RNA viruses frequently found in cats. In catteries, up to 90% of cats have… CONTINUE READING
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