Update on canine and feline fungal diseases.

@article{Kerl2003UpdateOC,
  title={Update on canine and feline fungal diseases.},
  author={Marie E. Kerl},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  year={2003},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          721-47
        }
}
  • Marie E. Kerl
  • Published 2003 in
    The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small…
Systemic fungal diseases cause significant morbidity and mortality in dogs and cats. Blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, coccidiomycosis, and cryptococcosis represent the four most common systemic fungal diseases. Young adult, large breed dogs generally are predisposed; cats usually do not have predictable predispositions. Intact cell-mediated immunity is essential to initial resistance to infection and response to treatment in animals. Several body systems can be affected. Diagnosis can be… CONTINUE READING