Recent epidemiological status of feline upper respiratory infections in Japan.

  title={Recent epidemiological status of feline upper respiratory infections in Japan.},
  author={Masami Mochizuki and Kazuo Kawakami and Michiru Hashimoto and Takuo Ishida},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  volume={62 7},
Epidemiology of upper respiratory infections of cats was studied. Nasal, ocular, and oral swabs collected from 111 cats presented at animal hospitals during the past 2.5 years were examined. Twenty-four (21.6%) and 4 (3.6%) cats were diagnosed as feline calicivirus (FCV) infection and feline viral rhinotracheitis, respectively, indicating FCV is more prevalent than feline herpesvirus-1, which revealed a considerable shift from data obtained in 1970s. Cat sera immunized by using vaccines… CONTINUE READING


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