Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Feline calicivirus disease

Synonym(s): FCV

Contributor(s): Leah Cohn, Susan Dawson, Alan Radford

Introduction

  • One of the causes of feline upper respiratory tract disease (cat flu). There are a large number of different strains of feline calicivirus with varying antigenicity and pathogenicity   Feline calicivirus    Feline calicivirus (new strains)  .
  • VSD (virulent systemic disease); has been shown to a highly infectious disease.
    In some reported outbreaks spread of infection has been based around a veterinary clinic, therefore, barrier nursing of any confirmed or suspect cases is required. 
  • Rarely, a cause of acute severe hemorrhagic-like fever.

Pathogenesis

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Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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