FIP diagnostics

HANIA KLOBUKOWSKA Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is a disease not uncommonly seen throughout New Zealand. It is caused by feline enteric coronavirus (FECV) which exists as two pathotypes: the ‘ubiquitous enteric biotype’ and the ‘virulent biotype.’ The enteric biotype has a prevalence that approaches 100%, especially in multi-cat households, and mainly causes a self-limiting diarrhoea. […]