Felines: Behavior, Classification and Diseases

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Rodrigo E. Moreno García (Editor)
Ruben G. Ruiz Jiménez (Editor)

Series: Animal Science, Issues and Research
BISAC: PET003000

In this book, the authors gather and present current research in the study of the behavior, classification and diseases relating to the feline species. Topics discussed in this compilation include the use of Type 1 interferon for treating feline retrovirosis; new advances in the diagnosis, epizootiology and taxonomy of feline piroplasmids; feline hepatozoonosis and the resurrection of hepatozoon felis; the role of cats in toxoplasma gondii infection; and the therapeutic effect of melatonin in feline uveitis. (Imprint: Nova)

 

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Preface

An Update on the Use of Type I Interferon for Treating Feline Retrovirosis
(Ana Domenech, Nelida Gomez, Esperanza Gomez-Lucia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain, and others)

Emerging Tick-Borne Protozoal Diseases – Part I: New Advances in Diagnosis, Epizootiology and Taxonomy of Feline Piroplasmids
(Angel Criado-Fornelio, Parasitology Laboratory, Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain)

Emerging Tick-Borne Protozoal Diseases – Part 2: Feline Hepatozoonosis and the “Resurrection” of Hepatozoon Felis
(Angel Criado-Fornelio, Parasitology Laboratory, Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Faculty of Pharmacy, Universidad de Alcalá, Alcalá de Henares, Spain)

The Role of Cats in Toxoplasma Gondii Infection in Spain: A Review
(Oscar Cabezón, Javier Millán, Ignacio García-Bocanegra, Sonia Almería, Servei d’Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge (SEFaS) (Wildlife Diseases Research Group), Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animals, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain, and others)

Feline Uveitis: Therapeutic Effect of Melatonin
(Ruth E. Rosenstein, Pablo H. Sande, Diego C. Fernandez, Marcelo A. Aba, María Inés Keller Sarmiento, Daniel A. Sáenz, María José Del Sole, Laboratory of Retinal Neurochemistry and Experimental Ophthalmology, Department of Human Biochemistry, School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others)

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