First report of Cytauxzoon sp. infection in a domestic cat from Portugal

@inproceedings{Alho2016FirstRO,
  title={First report of Cytauxzoon sp. infection in a domestic cat from Portugal},
  author={Ana Margarida Alho and Joana Silva and Maria Jo{\~a}o Oliveira Fonseca and Filipa Alves Santos and Cl{\'a}udia Nunes and Luis Manuel Madeira de Carvalho and Manuel Rodrigues e Rodrigues and Lu{\'i}s Cardoso},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2016}
}
BackgroundCytauxzoonosis is an emerging and life-threatening tick-borne feline disease caused by haemoprotozoan parasites of the genus Cytauxzoon. Information regarding epidemiological and clinical presentation of infections by species other than Cytauxzoon felis is scant. A case of Cytauxzoon sp. infection is described in a 2-year-old mixed breed male domestic cat from Portugal, presenting a history of acute lethargy, anorexia and pyrexia.ResultsComplete blood count revealed a severe anaemia… CONTINUE READING
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