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Title in Portuguese: Feline histoplasmosis in Brazil : clinical and laboratory aspects and a comparative approach of published reports
Author: Brilhante, Raimunda Sâmia Nogueira
Coelho, Camila Gomes Virginio
Sidrim, José Júlio Costa
Lima, Rita Amanda Chaves de
Ribeiro, Joyce Fonteles
Cordeiro, Rossana Aguiar de
Castelo-Branco, Débora de Souza Collares Maia
Gomes, José Maurício Fonteles
Simões-Mattos, Lucilene
Mattos, Marcos Renato Franzosi
Beserra, Hugo Enrique Orsini
Nogueira, George Cândido
Pinheiro, Adriana de Queiroz
Rocha, Marcos Fábio Gadelha
Keywords: Histoplasma
Issue Date: Mar-2012
Publisher: Mycopathologia
Citation: BRILHANTE, R. S. N. et al. Feline histoplasmosis in Brazil : clinical and laboratory aspects and a comparative approach of published reports. Mycopathologia, v. 173, p. 193-197, mar. 2012.
Abstract: The present study described clinical and epidemiological aspects of three cases of feline histoplasmosis and compared them to previously described cases. A detailed mycological identification and antifungal susceptibility profile of each isolate are presented. Secondarily, a serological survey for anti- Histoplasma antibodies was performed with domestic and wild cats. Diseased animals presented nodular to ulcerated skin lesions and respiratory disorders as main clinical signs. H. capsulatum var. capsulatum was isolated and the strains showed to be susceptible to antifungal drugs. Considering that feline histoplas- mosis is uncommonly observed in veterinary clinics, diagnosis, and clinical management in endemic areas should be improved
metadata.dc.type: Artigo de Periódico
ISSN: 0301-486X
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