Small animal disease surveillance: respiratory disease

Fernando Sánchez-Vizcaíno*, Philip H Jones, Tarek Menacere, Bethaney Heayns, Maya Wardeh, Jenny Newman, Alan D. Radford, Susan Dawson, Rosalind Gaskell, Peter J M Noble, Janet M. Daly, Sally Everitt, Michael J. Day, Katie McConnell

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Abstract

Presentation for respiratory disease comprised 1.7 per cent, 2.3 per cent and 2.5 per cent of canine, feline and rabbit consultations, respectively, between January 2014 and December 2015

Coughing was the most frequent respiratory sign reported in dogs (71.1 per cent of consultations); in cats it was sneezing (42.6 per cent)

Mean percentage of samples testing positive for feline calicivirus (FCV) was 30.1 per cent in 2014 and 27.9 per cent in 2015

January was the month with the highest percentage of FCV-positive samples in both 2014 and 2015
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)361-364
Number of pages4
JournalVeterinary Record
Volume178
Issue number15
Early online date9 Apr 2016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016

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