cat diseases

Summary

Summary: Diseases of the domestic cat (Felis catus or F. domesticus). This term does not include diseases of the so-called big cats such as CHEETAHS; LIONS; tigers, cougars, panthers, leopards, and other Felidae for which the heading CARNIVORA is used.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Advances in the control of Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea) on cats and dogs
    Michael K Rust
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521 0314, USA
    Trends Parasitol 21:232-6. 2005
  2. pmc Feline vector-borne pathogens in the north and centre of Portugal
    Hugo Vilhena
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Escola Universitária Vasco da Gama, Coimbra, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 6:99. 2013
  3. pmc Evaluation of the long-term efficacy and safety of an imidacloprid 10%/flumethrin 4.5% polymer matrix collar (Seresto®) in dogs and cats naturally infested with fleas and/or ticks in multicentre clinical field studies in Europe
    Dorothee Stanneck
    Bayer Animal Health GmbH BAH, Monheim, Germany
    Parasit Vectors 5:66. 2012
  4. ncbi Toxoplasma gondii: epidemiology, feline clinical aspects, and prevention
    Stacey A Elmore
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Trends Parasitol 26:190-6. 2010
  5. ncbi The veterinary and public health significance of hookworm in dogs and cats in Australia and the status of A. ceylanicum
    Carlysle S Palmer
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Molecular Epidemiology of Parasitic Infections, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and Western Australian State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 145:304-13. 2007
  6. ncbi Zoonotic parasites in fecal samples and fur from dogs and cats in The Netherlands
    Paul A M Overgaauw
    RnA BV, Yalelaan 2, 3584 CM, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet Parasitol 163:115-22. 2009
  7. pmc Efficacy of an imidacloprid/flumethrin collar against fleas and ticks on cats
    Dorothee Stanneck
    Bayer HealthCare AG, Animal Health Division, D 51368 Leverkusen, Germany
    Parasit Vectors 5:82. 2012
  8. ncbi Canine and feline infections by cardiopulmonary nematodes in central and southern Italy
    Angela Di Cesare
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Teramo, Italy
    Parasitol Res 109:S87-96. 2011
  9. ncbi Prevalence of flea infestation in dogs and cats in Hungary combined with a survey of owner awareness
    R Farkas
    Department of Parasitology and Zoology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary
    Med Vet Entomol 23:187-94. 2009
  10. ncbi Murine typhus: an unrecognized suburban vectorborne disease
    Rachel Civen
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles County Public Health Department, Los Angeles, California 90012, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:913-8. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Canine Brain Tumors - A New Model for Gene Discovery
    Matthew Breen; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. c-Kit Mutations and Their Role in Tumor Biology
    Cheryl London; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. SENSORY AND SYMPATHETIC EFFECTS ON INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS
    CHARLES BUFFINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. Role of Gene Expression in Interstitial Cystitis
    CHARLES BUFFINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2008
  5. GENETIC RESOURCES FOR NON-HUMAN PRIMATES
    Leslie Lyons; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Feline Model of an Inherited Craniofacial Abnormality
    Leslie Lyons; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Nitogen reduction and xenobiotic response
    Lauren A Trepanier; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. NO& Epithelial Repair in Cryptosporidiosis
    Jody Gookin; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. AUTOSOMAL MECHANISMS OF TESTIS INDUCTION
    VICKI MEYERS WALLEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
  10. Interdisciplinary Research Training for Veterinarians
    Lisa Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications318 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Advances in the control of Ctenocephalides felis (cat flea) on cats and dogs
    Michael K Rust
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521 0314, USA
    Trends Parasitol 21:232-6. 2005
    ..Surveys have yet to reveal the development of insecticide resistance to these chemical compounds. Extending the longevity of these effective host-targeted therapies should be a major goal of the veterinary community...
  2. pmc Feline vector-borne pathogens in the north and centre of Portugal
    Hugo Vilhena
    Department of Veterinary Medicine, Escola Universitária Vasco da Gama, Coimbra, Portugal
    Parasit Vectors 6:99. 2013
    ..In recent years, several clinical cases and epidemiological studies of feline vector-borne diseases (FVBD) have been reported worldwide. Nonetheless, information on FVBD agents and their prevalence in Portugal is scarce...
  3. pmc Evaluation of the long-term efficacy and safety of an imidacloprid 10%/flumethrin 4.5% polymer matrix collar (Seresto®) in dogs and cats naturally infested with fleas and/or ticks in multicentre clinical field studies in Europe
    Dorothee Stanneck
    Bayer Animal Health GmbH BAH, Monheim, Germany
    Parasit Vectors 5:66. 2012
    ....
  4. ncbi Toxoplasma gondii: epidemiology, feline clinical aspects, and prevention
    Stacey A Elmore
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    Trends Parasitol 26:190-6. 2010
    ..Because of their fastidious nature, the passing of non-infective oocysts, and the short duration of oocyst shedding, direct contact with cats is not thought to be a primary risk for human infection...
  5. ncbi The veterinary and public health significance of hookworm in dogs and cats in Australia and the status of A. ceylanicum
    Carlysle S Palmer
    WHO Collaborating Centre for Molecular Epidemiology of Parasitic Infections, School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and Western Australian State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 145:304-13. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Zoonotic parasites in fecal samples and fur from dogs and cats in The Netherlands
    Paul A M Overgaauw
    RnA BV, Yalelaan 2, 3584 CM, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet Parasitol 163:115-22. 2009
    ..Close physical contact between owners and their pets is common and poses an increased risk of transmission of zoonotic pathogens. Education of owners by the vet, specifically about hygiene and potential risks, is required...
  7. pmc Efficacy of an imidacloprid/flumethrin collar against fleas and ticks on cats
    Dorothee Stanneck
    Bayer HealthCare AG, Animal Health Division, D 51368 Leverkusen, Germany
    Parasit Vectors 5:82. 2012
    ..The number of studies was so large that only a general overview can be presented in this abstract...
  8. ncbi Canine and feline infections by cardiopulmonary nematodes in central and southern Italy
    Angela Di Cesare
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Teramo, Italy
    Parasitol Res 109:S87-96. 2011
    ..Larger surveys are necessary to gain more information on the diffusion of these parasites, especially for C. aerophila and A. vasorum, for which the actual distribution is poorly known...
  9. ncbi Prevalence of flea infestation in dogs and cats in Hungary combined with a survey of owner awareness
    R Farkas
    Department of Parasitology and Zoology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary
    Med Vet Entomol 23:187-94. 2009
    ..Very few owners reported having attempted to kill fleas in their animals' environment; instead, they believed that fleas were acquired from other cats or dogs...
  10. ncbi Murine typhus: an unrecognized suburban vectorborne disease
    Rachel Civen
    Acute Communicable Disease Control Program, Los Angeles County Public Health Department, Los Angeles, California 90012, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:913-8. 2008
    ..Serologic testing with the indirect immunofluorescence assay is the preferred diagnostic method. Doxycycline is the antibiotic of choice and has been shown to shorten the course of illness...
  11. ncbi Emerging arthropod-borne diseases of companion animals in Europe
    Frederic Beugnet
    Meria Animal Health, 69007, Lyon, France
    Vet Parasitol 163:298-305. 2009
    ..Here, after consideration of the main reasons for changes in tick vector ecology, an overview of each "emerging" vector-borne diseases of pets is presented...
  12. ncbi The prevalence of types I and II feline coronavirus infections in cats
    T Hohdatsu
    Department of Veterinary Infectious Diseases, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences, Kitasato University, Aomori ken, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 54:557-62. 1992
    ..1%) with FIPV or FECV Type II. All of the 57 apparently non-diseased cases seemed to have been infected with FIPV or FECV Type I. These results indicated that feline coronavirus Type I is more high prevalent in Japan...
  13. ncbi Genetic and biologic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii isolates of cats from China
    J P Dubey
    United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Building 1001, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
    Vet Parasitol 145:352-6. 2007
    ..This is the first report of genetic typing of T. gondii isolates from cats from China...
  14. ncbi Suspected transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus between domestic pets and humans in veterinary clinics and in the household
    J S Weese
    Department of Clinical Studies, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont Weese, Canada N1G 2W1
    Vet Microbiol 115:148-55. 2006
    ..To describe MRSA infection and colonization in household pets, and transmission of MRSA between animals and humans...
  15. pmc Description of outcomes of experimental infection with feline haemoplasmas: copy numbers, haematology, Coombs' testing and blood glucose concentrations
    Severine Tasker
    School of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, Langford, Bristol BS40 5DU, United Kingdom
    Vet Microbiol 139:323-32. 2009
    ..haemofelis infection, in contrast to 'Candidatus M. haemominutum' and 'Candidatus M. turicensis' infection, can result in a severe macrocytic anaemia and the development of cold and warm reactive erythrocyte-bound antibodies...
  16. ncbi Rickettsia felis in fleas from Catalonia (Northeast Spain)
    Maria Mercedes Nogueras
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Corporacio Sanitaria Parc Tauli, Fundació Parc Taulí Institut Universitari, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Sabadell, Spain
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 11:479-83. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the presence of R. felis in the fleas of cats and dogs from Northeast Spain, to show the presence of peridomestic cycle in our area...
  17. pmc Prophylactic treatment of flea-infested cats with an imidacloprid/flumethrin collar to forestall infection with Dipylidium caninum
    Josephus J Fourie
    ClinVet International, Universitas 9321, South Africa
    Parasit Vectors 5:151. 2012
    ..5% flumethrin (w/w) incorporated in a slow-release matrix collar in preventing Dipylidium caninum infection in cats following repeated laboratory-infestations with fleas infected with metacestodes...
  18. ncbi Efficacy of dinotefuran-pyriproxyfen, dinotefuran-pyriproxyfen-permethrin and fipronil-(S)-methoprene topical spot-on formulations to control flea populations in naturally infested pets and private residences in Tampa, FL
    Michael W Dryden
    Dept of Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA
    Vet Parasitol 182:281-6. 2011
    ..24% and 95.47%, respectively. Flea numbers in the indoor-premises were also markedly reduced by days 54-60, with 98.05% and 96.15% reductions in intermittent-light flea trap counts in the DP-DPP or FM treatment groups, respectively...
  19. ncbi Specific anti-Leishmania spp. antibodies in stray cats in Greece
    Anastasia Diakou
    Laboratory of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Feline Med Surg 11:728-30. 2009
    ..Despite the low seroprevalence for Leishmania spp. in cats, leishmaniosis may be taken into consideration concerning the differential diagnosis of the feline diseases, especially in endemic areas...
  20. ncbi Rickettsia felis and Bartonella spp. in fleas from cats in Albania
    Cornelia Silaghi
    Chair of Comparative Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 12:76-7. 2012
    ..causing cat scratch disease) in Albania. Thus, these infectious diseases should be considered as differential diagnoses when febrile symptoms are presented, especially after contact with cats or their fleas...
  21. ncbi An Immunohistochemical study of HER-2 expression in feline mammary tumours
    R Rasotto
    Department of Public Health, Comparative Pathology and Veterinary Hygiene, University of Padua, Italy
    J Comp Pathol 144:170-9. 2011
    ..These results suggest that HER-2 may not play as significant role in mammary carcinogenesis and prognosis in cats as it does in human patients...
  22. pmc Redescription of Hepatozoon felis (Apicomplexa: Hepatozoidae) based on phylogenetic analysis, tissue and blood form morphology, and possible transplacental transmission
    Gad Baneth
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University, Rehovot, Israel
    Parasit Vectors 6:102. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to carry out a survey on domestic feline hepatozoonosis and characterize it morphologically and genetically...
  23. ncbi Toxocara cati infections in stray cats in northern Iran
    M Sharif
    Department of Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, PC 48168 95475, Sari, Iran
    J Helminthol 81:63-6. 2007
    ..05), nor in the intensity of infection between host gender, age and season (P>0.05). The intensity of infection ranged from 1 to 32 worms per cat, with a mean of 7.30 +/- 6.82...
  24. ncbi Flea and tick control in the 21st century: challenges and opportunities
    Michael Wayne Dryden
    Department of Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Vet Dermatol 20:435-40. 2009
    ..These factors probably cause most real and perceived product failures...
  25. ncbi Survey of flea infestation in dogs and cats in the United Kingdom during 2005
    R Bond
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield
    Vet Rec 160:503-6. 2007
    ..The overall prevalence of fleas and/or skin lesions that could potentially be compatible with fad was 7.46 per cent in the dogs and 22.28 per cent in the cats...
  26. ncbi The cat flea (Ctenocephalides f. felis) is the dominant flea on domestic dogs and cats in Australian veterinary practices
    Jan Slapeta
    Faculty of Veterinary Science, McMaster Building B14, The University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 180:383-8. 2011
    ..This suggests that, under current conditions, it is unlikely that foxes are reservoirs of C. canis for domestic dogs or cats residing in coastal Australia, as previously speculated...
  27. ncbi Results of parasitological examinations of faecal samples from cats and dogs in Germany between 2003 and 2010
    Dieter Barutzki
    Veterinary Laboratory Freiburg, Freiburg iBr, Germany
    Parasitol Res 109:S45-60. 2011
    ..19.5 % and 24.0 %, respectively), T. cati (8.1 % and 6.9 %, respectively), Isospora spp. (12.8 % and 8.6 %, respectively), I. felis (10.0 % and 5.9%, respectively) and I. rivolta (4.6 % and 2.9%, respectively) compared to older cats...
  28. ncbi Feline herpesvirus infection. ABCD guidelines on prevention and management
    Etienne Thiry
    European Advisory Board on Cat Diseases ABCD
    J Feline Med Surg 11:547-55. 2009
    ..In most cats, FHV remains latent after recovery, and they become lifelong virus carriers. Stress or corticosteroid treatment may lead to virus reactivation and shedding in oronasal and conjunctival secretions...
  29. ncbi Low seroprevalence of Leishmania infantum infection in cats from northern Portugal based on DAT and ELISA
    Luis Cardoso
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, P O Box 1013, 5001 801 Vila Real, Portugal
    Vet Parasitol 174:37-42. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, Leishmania infection must not be underestimated and leishmaniasis may be included in the differential diagnosis of cutaneous or systemic clinical signs in cats...
  30. ncbi Comparative efficacy of imidacloprid, selamectin, fipronil-(S)-methoprene, and metaflumizone against cats experimentally infested with Ctenocephalides felis
    T Schnieder
    University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Bunteweg 17, Hannover, Germany
    Vet Ther 9:176-83. 2008
    ..7% to 67.4% in the other treatment groups. A single topical application of imidacloprid provided a high efficacy in the early elimination of adult fleas, limiting the risk of pathogen transmission and flea allergy dermatitis...
  31. pmc Molecular detection of Capillaria aerophila, an agent of canine and feline pulmonary capillariosis
    Angela Di Cesare
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Teramo, Teramo, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 50:1958-63. 2012
    ..The specific PCR amplification of C. aerophila (i.e., specificity of 100%) was confirmed by a nucleotide sequence analysis of the cox1 amplicons. The potential implications of the molecular diagnosis of lung capillariosis are discussed...
  32. ncbi Surveillance of healthy cats and cats with inflammatory skin disease for colonization of the skin by methicillin-resistant coagulase-positive staphylococci and Staphylococcus schleiferi ssp. schleiferi
    Jill L Abraham
    Department of Clinical Studies, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Vet Dermatol 18:252-9. 2007
    ..There was no significant difference in staphylococcal isolation or methicillin resistance between study groups. While present, MR coagulase-positive staphylococci are significantly less common in these study populations...
  33. ncbi Tritrichomonas foetus and not Pentatrichomonas hominis is the etiologic agent of feline trichomonal diarrhea
    Michael G Levy
    Department of Farm Animal and Health Resource Management, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606 1499, USA
    J Parasitol 89:99-104. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi New insights into morphological and biological features of Capillaria aerophila (Trichocephalida, Trichuridae)
    Donato Traversa
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Teramo, Italy
    Parasitol Res 109:S97-104. 2011
    ..The results of this study provide key information on the biological cycle of C. aerophila and present key morphological characters for the identification of eggs in faeces...
  35. ncbi Evaluation of an epidemic of sporotrichosis in cats: 347 cases (1998-2001)
    Tânia M P Schubach
    Serviço de Zoonoses, Instituto de Pesquisa Clínica Evandro Chagas Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Av Brasil 4365, 21045 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 224:1623-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate characteristics of a large epidemic of sporotrichosis in cats...
  36. ncbi Hookworms of dogs and cats as agents of cutaneous larva migrans
    Dwight D Bowman
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Campus Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
    Trends Parasitol 26:162-7. 2010
    ..This review describes the discovery of the disease, the biology of the agents, and how that biology may impact disease...
  37. ncbi Atypical Toxoplasma gondii genotypes identified in oocysts shed by cats in Germany
    D C Herrmann
    Friedrich Loeffler Institut, Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Seestrasse 55, 16868 Wusterhausen, Germany
    Int J Parasitol 40:285-92. 2010
    ..To our knowledge this is the first description of the presence of T. gondii genotypes different from the clonal Types I, II and III in the faeces of naturally infected cats...
  38. ncbi Feline leishmaniosis due to Leishmania infantum in Italy
    Alessandro Poli
    Department of Animal Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, I 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 106:181-91. 2002
    ....
  39. ncbi Tyrosinase mutations associated with Siamese and Burmese patterns in the domestic cat (Felis catus)
    L A Lyons
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Anim Genet 36:119-26. 2005
    ..Because the same mutations were identified in different breeds with similar phenotypes, the mutations are likely to be identical by descent rather than multiple mutation events occurring at the same site...
  40. ncbi Lungworm infections (Angiostrongylus vasorum, Crenosoma vulpis, Aelurostrongylus abstrusus) in dogs and cats in Germany and Denmark in 2003-2007
    Anja Taubert
    Institute of Parasitology, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Rudolf Buchheim Str 2, 35392 Giessen, Germany
    Vet Parasitol 159:175-80. 2009
    ..vulpis in Germany. The relatively high number of lungworm-infected dogs and cats indicate that these parasitic diseases should be considered in differential diagnosis of cases of treatment-resistant respiratory/cardiopulmonary distress...
  41. ncbi Molecular characterization of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus strains from pet animals and their relationship to human isolates
    Birgit Strommenger
    Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode Branch, D 38855 Wernigerode, Germany
    J Antimicrob Chemother 57:461-5. 2006
    ..Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates from pet animals were characterized and compared with human isolates from clonal complexes most prevalent in Central Europe...
  42. ncbi Population structure and mouse-virulence of Toxoplasma gondii in Brazil
    H F J Pena
    Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria e Zootecnia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Av Prof Dr Orlando Marques de Paiva, 87, CEP 05508 270, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Parasitol 38:561-9. 2008
    ..In addition, allele types at the CS3 locus are strongly linked to mouse-virulence of the parasite. Thus, T. gondii has an epidemic population structure in Brazil and the major lineages have different biological traits...
  43. ncbi Is AZT/3TC therapy effective against FIV infection or immunopathogenesis?
    Maki Arai
    Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, P O Box 110880, Gainesville, FL 32611 0880, USA
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 85:189-204. 2002
    ..Furthermore, severe clinical symptoms caused by adverse drug reactions were observed in some of these cats. Overall, AZT/3TC treatment is effective for prophylaxis but not for therapeutic use in chronically FIV-infected cats...
  44. ncbi Prevalence of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii and intestinal parasites in stray, farm and household cats in Spain
    Guadalupe Miró
    Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Avda Puerta de Hierro s n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 126:249-55. 2004
    ..3%), Toxascaris leonina (1.3%), Ancylostoma sp. (1%), Capillaria spp. (1.3%), Aelurostrongylus abstrusus (1%), Taenia like (3.7%), Dipylidium caninum (2.6%) and Cystoisospora spp. (6.3%)...
  45. pmc Infection with a proposed new subspecies of Babesia canis, Babesia canis subsp. presentii, in domestic cats
    Gad Baneth
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    J Clin Microbiol 42:99-105. 2004
    ..canis present in dogs, we propose to identify the novel feline genotype of B. canis described in the present study as a new subspecies, B. canis subsp. presentii...
  46. ncbi Mucosal administration of low-dose cell-associated feline immunodeficiency virus promotes viral latency
    Barnabe Dossou Assogba
    Department of Veterinary Biosciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Infect Dis 195:1184-8. 2007
    ..Thus, latent tissue viral reservoirs can be induced by low-dose cell-associated mucosal challenge, providing a model to dissect the mechanisms that control reservoir establishment...
  47. ncbi Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in stray and household cats in Guangzhou, China
    H Zhang
    Laboratory of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, GuangDong 510642, China
    Zoonoses Public Health 56:502-5. 2009
    ..Integrated control strategies and measures should be implemented to prevent and control T. gondii infection in both stray and household cats, which will have significant implications for the control of human infection with T. gondii...
  48. pmc Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in stray and household cats in regions of Seoul, Korea
    Sang Eun Lee
    Division of Malaria and Parasitic Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Seoul 122 701, Korea
    Korean J Parasitol 48:267-70. 2010
    ..gondii. In conclusion, we recognized that the infection rate of toxoplasmosis in stray cats in Seoul was considerably high but household cats were free from infection...
  49. ncbi Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolated from animals and veterinary personnel in Ireland
    R O'Mahony
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Vet Microbiol 109:285-96. 2005
    ..This study shows that transmission of two strains of MRSA is occurring in veterinary practices in Ireland and that one strain may have arisen from human hospitals. The source of the second strain remains to be determined...
  50. pmc Ocular thelaziosis in dogs, France
    Perrine Ruytoor
    É cole Nationale Vétérinaire d Alfort, Anses, UPEC, Maisons Alfort, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1943-5. 2010
    ..Most cases were detected in Dordogne, particularly in 3 counties with numerous strawberry farms, which may favor development of the fruit fly vector. Animal thelaziosis may lead to emergence of human cases...
  51. ncbi Pathogenesis of feline enteric coronavirus infection
    Niels C Pedersen
    Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95694, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 10:529-41. 2008
    ..Pregnancy, parturition and lactation had no influence on fecal shedding by queens. Methylprednisolone acetate treatment did not induce non-shedders to shed and shedders to increase shedding...
  52. ncbi Prevalence and intensity of Otodectes cynotis in kittens from Thessaloniki area, Greece
    M A Lefkaditis
    Laboratory of Parasitology, University of Thessaly, Veterinary Faculty, PO Box 199, Karditsa 43100, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 163:374-5. 2009
    ..19) compared to cats aged under 3 months (22.36). No statistical significance was found between males and females for neither prevalence nor intensity. Differences and similarities with other studies are discussed...
  53. pmc Zoonoses in the bedroom
    Bruno B Chomel
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 17:167-72. 2011
    ..The estimated percentage of pet owners who allow dogs and cats on their beds is 14%-62%. However, public health risks, including increased emergence of zoonoses, may be associated with such practices...
  54. ncbi Haemotropic mycoplasmas of cats and dogs: transmission, diagnosis, prevalence and importance in Europe
    B Willi
    Clinical Laboratory and Clinic for Small Animal Medicine, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 152:237-44. 2010
    ..Feline haemoplasmas must be expected in cats all over Europe, while canine haemoplasmas are mainly encountered in dogs in Mediterranean countries but should also be considered in Swiss dogs with a travel history...
  55. ncbi The detection of Cytauxzoon felis in apparently healthy free-roaming cats in the USA
    Marion D Haber
    Department of Clinical Sciences, North Carolina State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 4700 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
    Vet Parasitol 146:316-20. 2007
    ..felis. Further investigations should evaluate the potential vector competence of domestic cats as well as the role of chronically infected cats in areas in which cytauxzoonosis appears hyperendemic...
  56. pmc Prevalence of Clonorchis sinensis infection in dogs and cats in subtropical southern China
    Rui Qing Lin
    State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, Gansu Province 730046, PR China
    Parasit Vectors 4:180. 2011
    ..sinensis infection in its reservoir hosts dogs and cats. Hence, the prevalence of C. sinensis infection in dogs and cats was investigated in Guangdong province, China between October 2006 and March 2008...
  57. ncbi Molecular characterization of feline Hepatozoon species from Brazil
    Adriano Stefani Rubini
    Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Instituto de Biociencias, Departamento de Parasitologia, 18618 000 Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 137:168-71. 2006
    ..Partial sequences of the 18S rRNA gene from the Hepatozoon from three naturally infected cats were analyzed. Sequences revealed that feline Hepatozoon was closely related to the canine Hepatozoon canis from Brazil...
  58. ncbi Prevalence of endoparasites in stray and fostered dogs and cats in Northern Germany
    A C Becker
    Institute for Parasitology, University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Buenteweg 17, 30559 Hannover, Germany
    Parasitol Res 111:849-57. 2012
    ....
  59. ncbi Prevalence of Toxocara cati and other parasites in cats' faeces collected from the open spaces of public institutions: Buenos Aires, Argentina
    I E Sommerfelt
    Cátedra de Veterinaria en Salud Pública, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Av Chorroarin 280, 1427 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Vet Parasitol 140:296-301. 2006
    ..075-0.254). The cat population that inhabits these public green spaces contaminates the environment, thus transforming them into dangerous spaces with a variable rate for the human population that spends time in these places...
  60. ncbi Survey of infectious and parasitic diseases in stray cats at the Lisbon Metropolitan Area, Portugal
    Ana Duarte
    Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar em Sanidade Animal CIISA, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinaria, TULisbon, Avenida da Universidade Tecnica, 1300 477 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Feline Med Surg 12:441-6. 2010
    ..Overall the low frequency of major pathogens suggests a balanced relationship between host and agents...
  61. ncbi Ectoparasites of dogs and cats in Albania
    Dashamir Xhaxhiu
    Klinika Veterinare, Bulevardi Gjergj Fishta, Kulla II Jeshile, Ap 3, Tirana, Albania
    Parasitol Res 105:1577-87. 2009
    ..The examination of the cats revealed infestation with only one species of ectoparasite, C. felis (prevalence, 100%; geometric mean, 2.5; range, 1-9)...
  62. ncbi Prevalence of endoparasites in household cat (Felis catus) populations from Transylvania (Romania) and association with risk factors
    Viorica Mircean
    University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases Department, 3 5 Mănăştur Street, Cod 400372, Cluj Napoca, Romania
    Vet Parasitol 171:163-6. 2010
    ..4%). In conclusion the prevalence of endoparasites in household cats from Transylvania is high. Consequently, consideration should be given to the use of anthelmintics and to pet owner education...
  63. ncbi Sites of feline coronavirus persistence in healthy cats
    Anja Kipar
    Veterinary Pathology, School of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool, Crown Street, Liverpool L69 7ZJ, UK
    J Gen Virol 91:1698-707. 2010
    ..These might represent additional sources for recurrent viraemia...
  64. ncbi Prevalence of fecal-borne parasites detected by centrifugal flotation in feline samples from two shelters in upstate New York
    Araceli Lucio-Forster
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
    J Feline Med Surg 13:300-3. 2011
    ..0%), Dipylidium caninum (1.1%), Otodectes species, Toxoplasma-like oocysts and Sarcocystis species (0.8% each), Demodex and Spirometra species (0.4% each), and Alaria species and Felicola subrostratus (0.2% each)...
  65. ncbi Biology, treatment, and control of flea and tick infestations
    Byron L Blagburn
    Department of Pathobiology, 166 Greene Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn AL 36849 5519, USA
    Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 39:1173-200, viii. 2009
    ..Many effective host-targeted tick control agents exist, several of which also possess activity against adult or immature fleas and other parasites...
  66. ncbi A study of naturally occurring feline coronavirus infections in kittens
    D D Addie
    Department of Veterinary Pathology, University of Glasgow, Bearsden
    Vet Rec 130:133-7. 1992
    ..In this survey, cases of feline infectious peritonitis occurred in kittens from households where the initial presentation had been enteritis and vice versa. Therefore no difference in epidemiology could be found...
  67. ncbi Using naturally occurring tumours in dogs and cats to study telomerase and cancer stem cell biology
    Lisa Y Pang
    University of Edinburgh, Midlothian EH25 9RG, Scotland, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1792:380-91. 2009
    ....
  68. pmc Efficacy of imidacloprid + moxidectin and selamectin topical solutions against the KS1 Ctenocephalides felis flea strain infesting cats
    Michael W Dryden
    Dept of Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Parasit Vectors 4:174. 2011
    ..The difference in the studies was that in study #1 efficacy evaluations were conducted at 24 and 48 hours post-treatment or post-infestation, and in study #2 evaluations were conducted at 12 and 24 hours...
  69. ncbi High prevalence of toxoplasmosis in cats from Egypt: isolation of viable Toxoplasma gondii, tissue distribution, and isolate designation
    Y M Al-Kappany
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Building 1001, Beltsville, Maryland 20705 2350, USA
    J Parasitol 96:1115-8. 2010
    ..The high prevalence of T. gondii in feral cats in Egypt reported here indicates a high environmental contamination with oocysts...
  70. ncbi Feline aelurostrongylosis and canine angiostrongylosis: a challenging diagnosis for two emerging verminous pneumonia infections
    Donato Traversa
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, University of Teramo, Piazza Aldo Moro 45, Teramo 64100, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 157:163-74. 2008
    ....
  71. ncbi Comparative speed of kill of selamectin, imidacloprid, and fipronil-(S)-methoprene spot-on formulations against fleas on cats
    M W Dryden
    Department of Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    Vet Ther 6:228-36. 2005
    ..It also demonstrated that selamectin provided the highest level of residual activity on cats against the Kansas 1 flea strain...
  72. ncbi Clindamycin-resistance in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from animals
    M Rich
    Microbiology Department, IDEXX Laboratories, Sandbeck Way, Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS22 7DN, UK
    Vet Microbiol 111:237-40. 2005
    ..It has been shown that there is potential for staphylococci to develop resistance to clindamycin whilst on treatment when inducible resistance mechanisms are present. Therefore, routine screening for inducible resistance may be prudent...
  73. ncbi A survey of gastrointestinal helminths in cats of the metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Norma Labarthe
    Departamento de Patologia e Clínica Veterinária, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rua Vital Brazil Filho 64, Santa Rosa, Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro Cep 24230 340, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 123:133-9. 2004
    ..2%). Twenty seven cats (22.3%) had only A. braziliense and 19 (15.7%) were parasitized only with D. caninum. Among those cats harboring mixed infections A. braziliense and D. caninum were the species more frequently found (P < 0.001)...
  74. ncbi Evaluation of a commercially available human serum amyloid A (SAA) turbidimetric immunoassay for determination of feline SAA concentration
    A E Hansen
    Central Laboratory, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University, Frederiksberg, Denmark
    Vet Res Commun 30:863-72. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the SAA concentration in cats could be measured reliably using the commercially available TIA designed for measuring human SAA, which should facilitate implementation of the parameter for routine diagnostic purposes...
  75. pmc Rapid identification and differentiation of Bartonella species using a single-step PCR assay
    W A Jensen
    Heska Corporation, Fort Collins, Colorado 80525, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 38:1717-22. 2000
    ..The single-step assay described in the report expedites PCR-based detection and differentiation of medically relevant Bartonella species...
  76. pmc Rapid immunochromatographic test using recombinant SAG2 for detection of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii in cats
    Xiaohong Huang
    National Research Center for Protozoan Diseases, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Hokkaido 080 8555, Japan
    J Clin Microbiol 42:351-3. 2004
    ..Evaluation of detection of the antibody in mice and cats suggests that this test is rapid, simple, accurate, relatively inexpensive, and suitable for use under field conditions...
  77. pmc Molecular epidemiology of feline immunodeficiency virus in the domestic cat (Felis catus)
    Jessica J Hayward
    Bioinformatics Institute, Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 134:68-74. 2010
    ..We studied the tissue distribution of FIV(Fca) in feral domestic cats, finding the first case of FIV compartmentalisation, a phenomenon well documented in HIV-1 patients...
  78. ncbi Cross-sectional study of the prevalence of radiographic degenerative joint disease in domesticated cats
    B Duncan X Lascelles
    Comparative Pain Research Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Vet Surg 39:535-44. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of radiographic signs of degenerative joint disease (DJD) in a randomly selected sample of domestic cats...
  79. ncbi Cross-sectional study of the prevalence and clinical features of osteoarthritis in 100 cats
    L I Slingerland
    Department of Clinical Sciences of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 108, 3584 CM Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Vet J 187:304-9. 2011
    ..Finally, increased inappropriate elimination was associated with OA (P = 0.046). It was concluded that the prevalence of OA in cats is strikingly high and increases with age. OA in cats seems to be associated with behavioural changes...
  80. ncbi Enteric parasitic zoonoses of domesticated dogs and cats
    Ian D Robertson
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, Murdoch 6150, Western Australia
    Microbes Infect 4:867-73. 2002
    ..Some of these parasites, e.g. Echinococcus sp., can have a significant impact on human health. However, with appropriate education, management and anthelmintic regimes, zoonotic transmission of these parasites can be minimised...
  81. pmc A review of the off-label use of selamectin (Stronghold/Revolution) in dogs and cats
    Maggie A Fisher
    Shernacre Enterprise, Shernacre Cottage, Lower Howsell Road, Malvern, Worcs WR14 1UX, UK
    Acta Vet Scand 50:46. 2008
    ..However, to date attempts to treat generalised canine demodicosis have not been successful. In all cases, treatment was apparently well tolerated by the host...
  82. ncbi Feline osteoarthritis: a prospective study of 28 cases
    S P Clarke
    Division of Companion Animal Sciences, Institute of Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow Veterinary Faculty, Bearsden, Glasgow, Scotland G61 1QH
    J Small Anim Pract 47:439-45. 2006
    ..To identify a cohort of cats with clinical osteoarthritis and to report on the clinical signs, the frequency of joints affected and the possible aetiopathogenesis within this population...
  83. ncbi Perspectives on canine and feline hepatozoonosis
    Gad Baneth
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University, P O Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
    Vet Parasitol 181:3-11. 2011
    ..Prevention of hepatozoonosis should be based on avoidance of oral ingestion of infected tick vectors and infected prey...
  84. ncbi Prevalence of feline immunodeficiency virus and feline leukaemia virus among client-owned cats and risk factors for infection in Germany
    Sabine E Gleich
    Clinic of Small Animal Internal Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Veterinarstrasse 13, 80539 Munich, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 11:985-92. 2009
    ..Median survival time of FIV-infected cats was not significantly different to non-infected cats, whereas FeLV-infected cats had significantly shorter median survival times than non-infected cats...
  85. ncbi Tritrichomonas foetus infection in purebred cats in Germany: prevalence of clinical signs and the role of co-infection with other enteroparasites
    Kirsten A Kuehner
    Clinic of Small Animal Medicine, Ludwig Maximilian University, Veterinaerstrasse 13, 80539 Munich, Germany
    J Feline Med Surg 13:251-8. 2011
    ..This study demonstrated a high prevalence of symptomatic T foetus infections in purebred cats in Germany. Co-infection with other enteroparasites did not worsen clinical signs of trichomonosis...
  86. ncbi Endoparasites of cats from the Tirana area and the first report on Aelurostrongylus abstrusus (Railliet, 1898) in Albania
    Martin Knaus
    Merial GmbH, Kathrinenhof Research Center, Rohrdorf, Germany
    Wien Klin Wochenschr 123:31-5. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the prevalence of endoparasite infection in free-roaming cats in Tirana can be considered to be high. The occurrence of A. abstrusus, which may cause respiratory distress in cats, is reported for the first time in Albania...
  87. ncbi Efficacy and safety of imidacloprid 10%/moxidectin 1% spot-on formulation in the treatment of feline aelurostrongylosis
    Donato Traversa
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Teramo, Italy
    Parasitol Res 105:S55-62. 2009
    ..Future practical perspectives in feline medicine and the major advantages of the spot-on product compared to the oral paste are discussed...
  88. ncbi Transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius between infected dogs and cats and contact pets, humans and the environment in households and veterinary clinics
    E van Duijkeren
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, PO Box 80165, 3508 TD Utrecht, Netherlands
    Vet Microbiol 150:338-43. 2011
    ....
  89. ncbi Screening of Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus intermedius, and Staphylococcus schleiferi isolates obtained from small companion animals for antimicrobial resistance: a retrospective review of 749 isolates (2003-04)
    Daniel O Morris
    Department of Clinical Studies Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, 3900 Delancey St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Vet Dermatol 17:332-7. 2006
    ..Therefore, to avoid selecting for resistant strains in cases of suspected staphylococcal infection, clinicians should consider culture and susceptibility testing early in the course of treatment...
  90. ncbi Molecular detection of a Hepatozoon species in stray cats from a feline colony in North-eastern Spain
    A Ortuño
    Departamento de Sanidad y Anatomia Animales, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet J 177:134-5. 2008
    ..Cat isolates were 100% identical to the isolate Hepatozoon spp. (Spain 2) from Southern Spain. This is the first time that Hepatozoon spp. has been identified in cats from Northern Spain...
  91. ncbi Efficacy and safety of emodepside 2.1%/praziquantel 8.6% spot-on formulation in the treatment of feline aelurostrongylosis
    Donato Traversa
    Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Teramo, Italy
    Parasitol Res 105:S83-9. 2009
    ..Future practical perspectives in feline medicine and the major advantages of the spot-on product compared to the oral paste are discussed...
  92. ncbi A case of mistaken identity--reappraisal of the species of canid and felid hookworms (Ancylostoma) present in Australia and India
    R J Traub
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Division of Health Sciences, Murdoch University, South Street, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia
    Parasitology 134:113-9. 2007
    ..The distribution of A. braziliense and A. ceylanicum in the Americas and Asia Pacific region is discussed together with the importance of combining parasite morphology with genetic data for parasite diagnosis in epidemiological studies...
  93. ncbi Efficacy of a milbemycin oxime-praziquantel combination product against adult and immature stages of Toxocara cati in cats and kittens after induced infection
    R Schenker
    Novartis Animal Health Inc, CH 4002 Basel, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 145:90-3. 2007
    ..90%. No adverse effects were recorded during either study. It is concluded that the milbemycin oxime-praziquantel tablets that were used are efficacious for the control of T. cati infections in cats...
  94. ncbi Can domestic cats be considered reservoir hosts of zoonotic leishmaniasis?
    Carla Maia
    Unidade de Parasitologia Médica, Centro de Malária e Doenças Tropicais, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Rua da Junqueira, Portugal
    Trends Parasitol 27:341-4. 2011
    ..Nonetheless, their role as reservoir hosts is still controversial...
  95. ncbi Results of a European multicentric field efficacy study of fipronil-(S) methoprene combination on flea infestation of dogs and cats during 2009 summer
    F Beugnet
    Merial, 29, Avenue Tony Garnier, 69007 Lyon, France
    Parasite 17:337-42. 2010
    ..These results are similar or better to previous studies, indicating the continuous high level of efficacy for fipronil 10 years after launch...
  96. ncbi Gastrointestinal parasites of feral cats from Christmas Island
    P J Adams
    Division of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Murdoch University, WA, Australia
    Aust Vet J 86:60-3. 2008
    ..To investigate the gastrointestinal parasites present in feral cats on Christmas Island, with particular interest in the protozoan parasite Toxoplasma gondii...
  97. ncbi Comparative vaccine-specific and other injectable-specific risks of injection-site sarcomas in cats
    Anup Srivastav
    Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 241:595-602. 2012
    ..To compare associations between vaccine types and other injectable drugs with development of injection-site sarcomas in cats...
  98. pmc Factors influencing heartworm, flea, and tick preventative use in patients presenting to a veterinary teaching hospital
    Maureen C Gates
    School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3800 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Prev Vet Med 93:193-200. 2010
    ..05) associated with preventative use in the multivariate analysis. Findings from this study emphasize target areas for increasing owner compliance...
  99. ncbi Radiographic evaluation of feline appendicular degenerative joint disease vs. Macroscopic appearance of articular cartilage
    Mila Freire
    College of Veterinary Medicine, 4700 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Vet Radiol Ultrasound 52:239-47. 2011
    ..Our data support radiographic findings not relating well to cartilage degeneration, and that other modalities should be evaluated to aid in making a diagnosis of feline DJD...
  100. ncbi Efficacy of selamectin and fipronil-(S)-methoprene spot-on formulations applied to cats against adult cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis), flea eggs, and adult flea emergence
    Michael Dryden
    Department of Diagnostic Medicine Pathology, Colleg of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66503, USA
    Vet Ther 8:255-62. 2007
    ..For the most part, both products significantly impacted larval and adult emergence for the entire 6-week study, with fipronil-(S)-methoprene providing significantly greater reduction in larval and adult emergence at week 6...
  101. ncbi High prevalence of helminth parasites in feral cats in Majorca Island (Spain)
    Javier Millan
    Sanitat i Control de Fauna Wildlife Health and Control, Conselleria de Medi Ambient, Govern de les Illes Balears Fundacio Natura Parc, 07142, Santa Eugènia Balearic Islands, Spain
    Parasitol Res 106:183-8. 2009
    ..acanthotetra than cats from other groups. These and other findings are discussed in relation with host ecology. Feral cats serve as reservoirs of helminths in the countryside of Majorca and their populations should be controlled...

Research Grants47

  1. Canine Brain Tumors - A New Model for Gene Discovery
    Matthew Breen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Characterization of these genetic loci will help to improve the definition of molecular risk and prognosis of human and canine brain tumors, with a potentially major impact on human health. ..
  2. c-Kit Mutations and Their Role in Tumor Biology
    Cheryl London; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. SENSORY AND SYMPATHETIC EFFECTS ON INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS
    CHARLES BUFFINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  4. Role of Gene Expression in Interstitial Cystitis
    CHARLES BUFFINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. GENETIC RESOURCES FOR NON-HUMAN PRIMATES
    Leslie Lyons; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The rationale for this approach is that many primate researchers are unaware of the current primate resources and are unfamiliar with the use and advantages of genetics because it is outside their areas of expertise. ..
  6. Feline Model of an Inherited Craniofacial Abnormality
    Leslie Lyons; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Once identified, mutation analyses of these genes in the cat or other species will lead to understanding the genetics of facial development in humans. ..
  7. Nitogen reduction and xenobiotic response
    Lauren A Trepanier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ultimate goal of these studies is to find better ways to prevent these adverse reactions. ..
  8. NO& Epithelial Repair in Cryptosporidiosis
    Jody Gookin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. AUTOSOMAL MECHANISMS OF TESTIS INDUCTION
    VICKI MEYERS WALLEN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..At the end of this grant period, we will have identified the gene causing this disorder and the step in the testis pathway that is altered by the mutation in timing, quantity, or location of gene expression. ..
  10. Interdisciplinary Research Training for Veterinarians
    Lisa Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These evaluations, continued refinement, and the commitment of the program faculty will help to ensure that this becomes a self-sustaining program. ..
  11. Role of iNOS and CAT-2 in defense against CP infection
    Jody Gookin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..parvum infection. The PI is presently in the 3rd year of a 5-year K08 from NIDDK. These studies are anticipated to generate key preliminary data for the PI's first R01 application ..
  12. Enteric flora modulates the development of colitis
    Albert Jergens; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..g., graduate students and postdoctoral fellow). There are ample opportunities to attend seminars, journal clubs and work-in-progress research meetings during which the applicant can become engaged in scientific discussions. ..
  13. MRI, MIT, and MRS of MPS VII and Krabbe Disease
    Charles Vite; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..x0a; ..
  14. Resistant E.coli in Humans and Poultry
    James Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Does the research address a current and compelling problem of antimicrobial resistance that is of high public health importance and for which research is needed? [yes]. ..
  15. Environmental Risk Factors and Canine Malignant Lymphoma
    Elizabeth Bertone Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Because dogs and their human owners share a common environment within the household, results from this study will have direct relevance to the on-going effort to identify factors that may increase risk of human NHL. ..
  16. IMPROVED METHODS FOR IN VIVO HEPATIC GENE THERAPY
    KATHERINE PONDER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Success in this project might lead to a safe, effective, and permanent therapy for genetic deficiencies that involve proteins synthesized by the liver. ..
  17. ANTIGEN PRESENTATION IN MALARIA INFECTION
    Anne Avery; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This is particularly important when planning vaccine strategies for endemic areas, where vaccines are likely to already harbor a malaria infection which could alter the way their immune system handles antigen. ..
  18. Alloantigen exposure influences infection threshold
    MARY BURKHARD; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Because these therapies would work in a virus non-specific manner, they would have potential use at the population level against multiple virus subtypes. ..
  19. Influenza-pneumococcal synergism: role of neuraminidase
    Jonathan McCullers; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  20. Nipah Virus Marker Vaccine and Companion Diagnostic Test
    James Roth; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Pathobiology of SAIDS-Associated Lymphomas
    Laura Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A clear understanding of the mechanisms by which these cytokines effect positive and negative growth regulation of 1) lymphoma cells could contribute to the development of therapeutic agents that modulate their action. ..
  22. PATHOGENESIS OF DISEASE IN MUCOPOLYSACCHARIDOSIS I AND VII
    Katherine P Ponder; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies may demonstrate that the development of disease in the aorta and the cervical spine in MPS is due to a common mechanism, and may identify a therapy for these difficult-to-treat sites. ..
  23. The molecular basis for an animal model of inherited hyperuricosuria
    Danika Bannasch; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The elucidation of a novel gene function should provide new avenues of investigation for the treatment of the human condition. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. Gene Transfer Therapy for Alport Syndrome
    George Lees; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will also lay the foundation for gene transfer therapy of other glomerular iseases. ..
  25. CELL ASSOCIATED FIV--VAGINAL TRANSMISSION AND PROTECTION
    MARY BURKHARD; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Vaginal challenge with cell-associated FIV will test the correlates of protection. ..
  26. Lethal synergism between influenza and pneumococcus
    Jonathan McCullers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  27. Cell-FIV: Mucosal transmission and intervention
    MARY BURKHARD; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Vaginal challenge with cell-associated FIV will test the correlates of protection. ..
  28. PROTON LEAK, OXIDATIVE STRESS, AND ENERGY RESTRICTION
    Jon Ramsey; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The premise is that Caloric Restriction (CR), hypothyroidism, and modulation of dietary fat will decrease mitochondrial permeability (i.e. proton leak), therefore decreasing molecular Oxygen consumption, and presumably oxidative stress. ..
  29. Stromal Stem Cells for Therapy of the Gangliosidoses
    Douglas Martin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Kittens with the gangliosidoses will be evaluated for progression of neurological, hepatic and thymic disease. Mechanisms by which stem cell transplantation may alter the course of the gangliosidoses will be studied. ..
  30. GENE THERAPY FOR BLOOD PROTEIN DEFICIENCIES
    KATHERINE PONDER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Success in this project might lead to a safe, effective, and permanent therapy for Hemophilia B. ..
  31. Influence of cell-bound Stx on cytokine production
    SHANNON HOSTETTER; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. 2nd Orthomyxoviruses Research Conference
    Jonathan McCullers; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The purpose of this proposal is to provide funds that will allow promising young investigators to interact with their peers and develop a commitment to this area of research. ..
  33. Oxidative Stress and Nerve Pathology in Diabetes
    Andrew Mizisin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Synergism Between Influenza Virus and Pneumococcus
    Jonathan McCullers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  35. 3rd Orthomyxoviruses Research Conference
    Jonathan McCullers; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The purpose of this proposal is to provide funds that will allow promising young investigators to interact with their peers and develop a commitment to this area of research. ..
  36. Bordetella virulence gene regulation in mammalian hosts
    Rajendar Deora; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Canine model for assessing CNS access P-gp substrates
    KATRINA MEALEY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  38. Carboxylated polysaccharides for drug delivery to the eye
    Wendy Townsend; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Ocular Gel has the potential to improve both the effectiveness of ophthalmic drugs and increase patient compliance, for glaucoma as well as many other ocular conditions. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Treatment for Canine Diabetic Cataracts
    Milton Wyman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Natural History of Borrelia lonestari
    Susan Little; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..S., enhancing public health efforts in those areas where people are risk of infection; reduction in human disease from these pathogens should result. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. THE ROLE OF DENDRITIC CELLS IN IMMUNITY TO FIV INFECTION
    WENDY SPRAGUE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Results of these DC-based vaccine studies will provide useful proof-of-principle information regarding the induction of protective immunity immunodeficiency virus infections. ..
  42. Role of Mucosal Immunity in Vaccine Protection
    KRISTINA HOWARD; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Nitric oxide in bladder neural-epithelial signaling
    Lori Birder; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Elucidation of mechanisms impacting on urothelial function may provide insights into the pathology of bladder dysfunction. ..
  44. Regulation of capacitative calcium entry in porcine oocytes
    Zoltan Machaty; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By using the animals with specific genetic alterations it will be possible to better understand the mechanism of diseases and develop new and effective therapies. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..