• Flea diversity on small carnivores in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

      Matthee, S.; van der Mescht, L.; Wilson, B.; Lamberski, Nadine (2011)
      ...Of the five flea species that were recorded the most numerous and prevalent was Echidnophaga gallinacea followed by Ctenocephalides connatus and Ctenocephalides damarensis. Fleas were more numerous and prevalent on the small-spotted cat, Felis nigripes, followed by the yellow mongoose, Cynictispenicillata.....
    • Histologic and molecular correlation in shelter cats with acute upper respiratory infection

      Burns, Rachel E.; Wagner, Denae C.; Leutenegger, Christian M.; Pesavento, Patricia A. (2011)
      This is a descriptive study designed to correlate diagnostic real-time PCR results with histopathologic lesions in cats with clinical signs of upper respiratory infection (URI). The study occurred over a 9-month period in a single open-intake animal shelter....