Prevalence of enteric zoonotic agents in cats less than 1 year old in central New York State.

@article{Spain2001PrevalenceOE,
  title={Prevalence of enteric zoonotic agents in cats less than 1 year old in central New York State.},
  author={Charles Spain and Janet M. Scarlett and Susan E. Wade and Pat McDonough},
  journal={Journal of veterinary internal medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={33-8}
}
A prevalence study of several enteric zoonotic bacterial and parasitic infections was conducted in 263 fecal samples from cats that were between 1 and 12 months old, and that were in humane shelters (n = 149) or were presented to primary-care veterinarians (n = 114). Of these samples, 2 (0.8%) were positive for Campylobacter, 2 (0.8%) were positive for Salmonella, and 10 (3.8%) were positive for Cryptosporidium, confirming that these zoonotic agents are relatively rare in cats. Toxocara cati… CONTINUE READING