Update on Feline Infectious Peritonitis

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Abstract

Feline coronavirus (FCoV) infection in cats is common, usually only causing mild intestinal signs, such as diarrhoea. It is highly infectious and found worldwide. A sequela of FCoV infection, feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), is a common cause of death in young cats, occurring in up to 10 per cent of cats infected with FCoV. Although suspicion of FIP is frequent in sick, particularly young, cats, obtaining a definitive diagnosis using non- or minimally-invasive approaches is difficult
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-383
Number of pages10
JournalIn Practice
Volume42
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Sep 2020

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