Testing Services

Feline viral/parasitic diarrhea panel (PFS009)

Specimen type

EDTA whole blood


Pleural effusion/ascites


  • Tritrichomonas foetus mainly causes colitis resulting in increased frequency of defecation, semi-formed to liquid feces, and sometimes fresh blood or mucous in the feces.
  • Giardia infection in cats may lead to weight loss, vomiting, chronic intermittent diarrhea and fatty stool.
  • Feline infectious peritonitis is a viral disease of cats caused by certain strains of feline coronavirus. Listlessness, lethargy, decreased or absent appetite, weight loss, and a fluctuating fever are commonly reported clinical signs. Some infected cats may have accumulation of fluid in body cavities.
  • Feline panleukopenia is a parvoviral infectious disease of kittens typically characterized by depression, anorexia, high fever, vomiting, diarrhea, and consequent severe dehydration.