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Diseases A-Z

A Complex of Respiratory Illnesses in Cats

The complex of respiratory illnesses in cats includes illnesses that are manifested with mouth cavity ulcerations, salivation, and lacrimation, conjunctivitis, rhinitis, and sinusitis. The most important diseases in domestic and exotic species of cats associated with this complex include FCV (Feline Calicivirus) FVR (Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis, Feline Herpesvirus Type 1), Mycoplasma Felis, and Chlamydia Felis. …

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Classical Swine Fever (Hog Cholera)- CSFV

What is Classical Swine Fever? (CSF) This is an easily transmitted disease that has a high fatality rate amongst hogs or pigs. CSFV causes infected swine to develop a fever, excessive bleeding, lethargy, diarrhea that is yellow in color, retching, and purplish-colored skin discoloration of areas such as the ears, legs, and lower stomach. Transmission …

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What you need to know about Rabies

What is Rabies? Rabies is a viral disease of all mammals which is transmitted via the saliva (biting) of rabies diseased animal. Once in the organism of the bitten animal, the virus infects the CNS (Central nervous system) consequently causing nervous symptoms and dysfunctions and death. Many wild animals are carriers, reservoirs of Rabies and …

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Flea Allergy Dermatitis – FAD

What is Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD)? FAD (Flea allergy dermatitis) is a condition which refers to developed hypersensitivity caused by flea bites, in domestic animals. It is the primary cause of allergy-related symptoms in dogs. Over the years, fleas were divided into more than two thousand species. The one responsible for causing miliary dermatitis in …

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