Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology

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  • SPECIES:
    • FELINE
  • SYSTEM:
    • RESPIRATORY
  • ORGAN:
    • SINUS
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • NECROTIZING SINUSITIS; STREPTOCOCCUS CANIS
  • CAUSE:
    • STREPTOCOCCUS CANIS
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • BACTERIA
  • COMMENTS:
    • S. canis has been an emerging disease in shelters for the last decade or more. It maybe isolated in up to 10% of cats with chronic upper respiratory infections and may in outbreaks shows various combinations of chronic URI progressing to necrotizing sinusitis and meningitis, skin ulcers, and neonatal septicemia