Protozoan Infection (Trichomoniasis) in Cats
The disease may resolve on its own in some animals, but generally, treatment is needed for the successful eradication of the infection.
Living and Management
A relapses of diarrhea is common, even when appropriate therapy is employed. It is important to consider that stress, travel, dietary changes, and treatments for other conditions may lead to a relapse of this disease.
While trichomonas has not been found to be transmissible to humans, thus far, the same precautions should be taken as with any disease that is capable of contagion. Wearing disposable gloves while changing the litter box, and cleaning the hands and surrounding area thoroughly and regularly are standard recommendations. In addition, cat owners who are immune compromised should avoid cleaning the litter box at all.
The very end of the large intestine
An in-depth examination of the properties of urine; used to determine the presence or absence of illness
A group of organisms made up of only one cell; a one-celled animal
A type of slime that is made up of certain salts, cells, or leukocytes
The end of the gastrointestinal tract; the opening at the end of the tract.
a) living in an environment lacking free oxygen b) pertaining to an organism with the ability to live in an environment lacking free oxygen.
Parasite Infection (Babesiosis) in Cats
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Distemper in Cats
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