Feline infectious respiratory disease complex : herpesvirus, calicivirus, Chlamydia psittaci var. felis
Upper respiratory infections are commonly seen in young kittens and debilitated cats, often when the cats reside in colonies (strays, barn cats, etc.) or multicat households. Vaccinations are effective but not entirely foolproof. 90% of upper respiratory infections with ocular / nasal discharge in young kittens can be attributed to FRV (Feline Rhinotracheitis virus) or FCV (Feline Calici virus). FCV is more commonly seen due to a greater antigenic diversity compared to the single serotype for FRV. About 5-10% of mild URI's with ocular discharge can be attributed to Chlamydia psittaci var. felis.
Senior seminar paperSeminar SF610.1 2000 T46
Senior seminar (D.V.M.) -- Cornell University, 2000. Includes bibliographical references (leaf ).
Cats -- Diseases -- Case studies