Deer Run Animal Hospital

308 E. US Hwy 30
Schererville, IN 46375

(219)864-7180

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FELINE VIRAL DISEASES

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Cornell's FeLV Fact Sheet  Fact Sheet on Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) from the Feline Health Center at Cornell University.

 

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) Client Information Handout from Veterinary Partner

 

Cornell's FIV Fact Sheet  Fact sheet on Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) from the Feline Health Center at Cornell University

 

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) Client Information Handout from Veterinary Partner


AAFP Retrovirus Management Guidelines  From the American Association of Feline Practitioners  (AAFP) an extensive document on Guidelines for the management of Retroviruses (Feline Leukemia Virus and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus).  Everything you need to know about FeLV/FIV infections.

 

Cornell's FIP Fact Sheet  Learn about this frustrating, difficult to diagnose and treat disease in cats at this fact sheet on Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) from the Feline Health Center at Cornell University

 

Dr Alice Wolf's Feline Infectious Disease (FIP) Center  This collection of information on FIP comes from VIN's Veterinary Partner Library.  Dr Wolf from Texas A & M University is one of the leading authorities in the world on this deadly disease of cats.

 

The Difficulty of Diagnosing Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) from Manhattan Cat Specialists and Feline and Internal Medicine Specialists, Dr. Arnold Plotnick.

 

Cornell's Breakthrough in finding the Gene Mutation that causes FIP

 

The Latest Research & Treatment for the "Dry" form of FIP

 

Feline Viral Upper Respiratory Infections Feline viral upper respiratory infections are the most common feline viral diseases.  Two viruses are often involved in these infections, a Herpes virus that causes Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (FVR) and Calici Virus.  The FVR-C are some of the components in the FVRCP vaccine.

 

How can probiotics or beneficial bacteria supplements such as Fortiflora help cats struggling with chronic Herpes infections.  Learn the latest research from Colorado State University!

 

Herpes Viral Conjunctivitis: A Feline Problem associated with Herpes Upper Respiratory infection.


Panleukopenia or Feline Distemper Virus  This is a serious gastrointestinal viral infection of kittens.  It's name is confusing.  It is closely related to the canine virus called parvo, but is also known as Feline Distemper.  Panleukopenia is the P component of the FVRCP or "Distemper" vaccine.

 

Vaccination Options for Feline Viral Diseases Effective vaccinations have been developed for many but not all of these viral diseases.