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feline infectious peritonitis
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Common coronavirus infection of cats caused by the feline infectious peritonitis virus (Feline coronavirus). The disease is characterized by a long incubation period, fever, depression, loss of appetite, wasting, and progressive abdominal enlargement. Infection of cells of the monocyte-macrophage lineage appears to be essential in FIP pathogenesis.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Broader Term
cat diseases
Coronavirus infections
peritonitis
Related Term
Feline coronavirus
Spanish
peritonitis felina infecciosa
Term Number
22917