Mycobacterial disease in cats in Great Britain: I. Culture results, geographical distribution and clinical presentation of 339 cases.

@article{GunnMoore2011MycobacterialDI,
  title={Mycobacterial disease in cats in Great Britain: I. Culture results, geographical distribution and clinical presentation of 339 cases.},
  author={Dani{\`e}lle A. Gunn-Moore and Sarah E McFarland and Jacqueline I Brewer and Timothy R Crawshaw and Richard S. Clifton-Hadley and Marcel Kovalik and Darren J Shaw},
  journal={Journal of feline medicine and surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={13 12},
  pages={934-44}
}
This study investigated 339 cases of feline mycobacterial disease from cats with cutaneous lesions or masses found at exploratory laparotomy. Tissue samples were submitted to the Veterinary Laboratories Agency for mycobacterial culture over a 4-year period to December 2008. The study assessed which species of culturable mycobacteria were involved, where the cats lived, and their clinical presentation (physical findings, serum biochemistry, radiography, feline leukaemia virus and feline… CONTINUE READING