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Vol. 10, Special Issue 1 (2021)

Identification of aetiological agents of upper respiratory tract infections in domestic cats

Author(s):
Sukanta Datta, Vinod Kumar K, Vijaya Kumar K, Justin Davis K and Mini M
Abstract:
Upper Respiratory Tract infections are common disease conditions encountered in both household and shelter cats. The most frequent etiological agents reported are Feline Herpes virus-1 (FHV-1), Chlamydia felis (C. felis) and Mycoplasma felis (M. felis). Twenty five cats with clinical signs of upper respiratory tract disease were screened for the presence of FHV-1 C. felis and M. felis by polymerase chain reaction. Twenty two out of 25 cats were found to be positive for the presence of FHV-1 whereas none of the samples had DNA of C. felis and M. felis.
Pages: 46-48  |  102 Views  8 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Sukanta Datta, Vinod Kumar K, Vijaya Kumar K, Justin Davis K and Mini M. Identification of aetiological agents of upper respiratory tract infections in domestic cats. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(1S): 46-48.
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