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Serological survey of catteries for cats infected with feline coronavirus


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Arshad, Siti Suri and Lee, W. W. and Hassan, Latiffah and Kamaruddin, A. I. M. and A. W., Siti Farawahida and Cheng, N. A. B. Y. (2005) Serological survey of catteries for cats infected with feline coronavirus. Jurnal Veterinar Malaysia, 17 (1). pp. 19-22. ISSN 9128-2506

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A serological survey on antibodies against feline coronavirus (FCo V) was conducted in four catteries in Klang Valley, Selangor, Malaysia. A total number of 24 cats of various breeds, ages and gender were randomly sampled from each cattery. The level of antibody titers were tested using a dot blot ELISA test kit ImmunofCombʳ, All cats showed a previous exposure to FeCo V. All the cats (100%) sampled from the catteries are infected with the virus. Approximately 42% and 58% of the sampled cats exhibited medium and high positive antibodies titers against FeCoY, respectively. This is the first study conducted in Malaysia to gauge the status of FeCo V antibody titer in cats.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Publisher: Veterinary Association Malaysia
Keywords: Feline; Feline coronavirus; Feline infectious peritonitis; ImmunoComb kit.
Depositing User: Azhar Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2015 08:52
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2015 08:52
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/41535
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