Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Feline herpesvirus disease

Synonym(s): FHV, FHV-1

Contributor(s): Leah Cohn, Susan Dawson, David Godfrey, David Gould

Introduction

  • Cause: Feline herpesvirus-1.
  • Signs: acute upper respiratory tract disease; conjunctivitis, keratitis.
  • Diagnosis: clinical signs, viral testing (PCR, viral isolation).
  • Treatment: antivirals.
  • Prognosis: good, but recrudescent disease is common.
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Pathogenesis

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Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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Outcomes

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