Feline viral/parasitic diarrhea panel (PFS009)
EDTA whole blood
- 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.