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MT12-011: Utilization of an in vitro luciferase assay to determine efficacy of novel 5-nitroimidazole derivatives and proton pump inhibitors against ronidazole-resistant and susceptible feline Tritrichomonas foetus isolates
Tritrichomonas foetus is an important and common parasitic infection that primarily affects purebred cats living in catteries and shelters worldwide.
MT10-004: Investigation of the role of bacterial cell wall components, cytokine signaling, and myofibroblastic fibrosis in feline nonsuppurative cholangitis-cholangiohepatitis syndrome (CCHS) as an aid to improving diagnostic categorization and treatment modalities
Nonsuppurative CCHS, the most common inflammatory liver disease affecting cats, is considered an immune-mediated disorder but may be initiated or
W09-022: Prevalence, identity, and antimicrobial susceptibility of enteroadherent Enterococcus spp. infection in kittens with and without diarrhea – A new pathogen?
Kitten diarrhea is a frustrating problem for which few causes, and therefore few treatments, have been identified. Although the intestinal
W06-037: Do bacterial infections play a role in some liver diseases of cats?–Prospective evaluation for bacterial infection in hepatic tissue and bile of cats with diffuse hepatobiliary disease
Inflammatory liver diseases as a group are the second most common type of liver disease in cats. There is some
W06-036: What is the relationship between hyperthyroidism and liver disease in cats? –Characterization of hepatic disease and function in hyperthyroid cats with persistently high serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels post 131I treatment
Hyperthyroidism is the most common feline endocrine disease, causing serious abnormalities in many organs. Most cats with hyperthyroidism have elevated