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Year : 2002
Tome : 153
Volume : 6
Pages : 401-406
Title : Granulocytic Ehrlichia-like bodies in a cat with chronic oral disease : case report
Authors : W. TARELLO
Summary : A cat affected by chronic gingivitis/periodontitis and dermatophytosis unresponsive to previous treatments was found to harbour Ehrlichia-like inclusions bodies in circulating neutrophils and was diagnosed with Feline Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis (FGE). Neutrophilic leukocytosis and hypergammaglobulinemia were the most relevant laboratory findings. The cat was treated with doxycycline at anti-rickettsial dosage for a period of 42 days, leading to clinical cure of both gingivitis and dermatophytosis and to a sharply decreased number of granulocytic inclusions.
Keywords : gingivitis - cat - feline ehrlichiosis - Ehrlichia - granulocytic ehrlichiosis - doxycycline.
Correspondence : W. TARELLO
Adress : C.P., 1644 Perugia 5, Italy
Link : pdf

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