Cats with cytauxzoonosis should be immediately hospitalized and given supportive therapy, which often includes blood transfusions.
Unfortunately, most infected cats die within two weeks after showing initial signs of the illness. Moreover, cytauxzoonosis is not contagious to humans, but can be transmitted to other cats by blood or tissue inoculation.
A condition in which the skin becomes yellow in color as do the mucous membranes; this is due to excess amounts of bilirubin.
A condition in which the spleen becomes enlarged
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
The introduction of an animal to an organism in order to create a slight disease to induce immunity
An enlargement of the liver to an abnormal size
a) inhaling b) getting out fluid or gas by the act of sucking.
The breakdown of blood cells
A condition of the blood in which normal red blood cell counts or hemoglobin are lacking.