Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 13, Number 4—April 2007


Influenza Virus Type A Serosurvey in Cats

Paltrinieri Saverio*Comments to Author , Spagnolo Valentina*, Giordano Alessia*, Moreno Martin Ana†, and Luppi Andrea†
Author affiliations: *University of Milan, Milan, Italy; †Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’Emilia, Brescia, Italy;

Main Article


Survey of feline serum samples, collected from 1999 to 2005, for influenza A virus, Italy*

Clinical status N Diagnosis N Virus status N
Pet cats
Nonsymptomatic 25 FIV 2
FeLV 1
Symptomatic 77 FIP 36
Locally extensive inflammation 18 FIV 4
Hematologic neoplasia 8 FIV 1
Nonhematologic tumors 8
Systemic inflammatory or degenerative diseases 7 FIV 2
FIV + FeLV 1
Free-roaming cats
Nonsymptomatic 54 FIV 5
Symptomatic 40 Locally extensive inflammation 27 FIV 7
Systemic inflammatory or degenerative diseases 7

*FIV, feline immunodeficiency virus; FIP, feline infectious peritonitis; FeLV, feline leukemia virus.

Main Article

Top of Page The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO