Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Chlamydophila felis in cats (Felis catus): antigen detection and evaluation of antibody response in Brazilian cats

C. Seki, MeireO. T. Carrasco, AdrianoL. M. Sousa, RicardoF. Raso, TâniaA. Pinto, Aramis

Dear Editor, Chlamydophila felis (C. felis), formerly known as Chlamydia psittaci, is a member of the Chlamydiaceae family and an obligate intracellular bacteria. It is primarily a conjunctival pathogen, capable of causing acute to chronic conjunctivitis, with blepharospasm, chemosis, congestion and serous to mucopurulent ocular discharge in cats. [...]

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