Bordetella bronchiseptica infection in the cat

Authors

  • A. J. Speakman,

    1. Departments of Veterinary, Veterinary Clinical Science, Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, PO Box 147, Liverpool L69 3BX
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  • S. Dawson,

    1. Departments of Veterinary, Veterinary Clinical Science, Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, PO Box 147, Liverpool L69 3BX
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  • S. H. Binns,

    1. ‡4 Ivy Cottages, Station Road, Moretonhampstead, Newton Abbot, Devon
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  • C. J. Gaskell,

    1. *Departments of Pathology, Veterinary Clinical Science, Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, PO Box 147, Liverpool L69 3BX
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  • C. A. Hart,

    1. †Departments of Veterinary Pathology, Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, PO Box 147, Liverpool L69 3BX
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  • R. M. Gaskell

    1. Departments of Veterinary, Veterinary Clinical Science, Medical Microbiology and Genitourinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, PO Box 147, Liverpool L69 3BX
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Abstract

Feline Bordetella bronchiseptica infection had received little consideration until recent years when it has been increasingly documented in association with respiratory disease. This article reviews current knowledge on the organism; its epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic features.

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