Guidelines

JFMS 2009 cover

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2009 & 2013 issues)

A synopsis of the above ABCD guidelines were published in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. This issue also contains articles on vaccination (principles and polemics), and on the principle of evidence-based medicine.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
As a sequel to the 2009 guidelines, ​the July 2013 and 2015 issues contain articles on Aujeszky's disease/pseudorabies, cowpox virus infection, papillomatosis, Bartonella and Pasteurella multocida infection, Coxiellosis/Q fever, Leptospira species, Yersinia pestisFrancisella tularensisCapnocytophaga canimorsus infections and mycobacterioses. Of the mycotic infections, dermatyphytosis, aspergillosis, cryptococcosis, sporotrichosis and rare systemic and opportunistic mycoses are being dealt with. The section on protozoan infections contains chapters on Toxoplasmosis, Leishmanniosis, Babesiosis, Trichomoniasis and Giardiasis in cats​. Finally, Borna and West Nile virus infections, streptococcal infections, lungworm disease, and the rare cytauxzoonosis and hepatozoonosis conditions are discussed.
 
 

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2015 issue)

This issue contains update articles of the 2009 and 2013 guidelines, and new recommendations for cats with different lifestyles, rescue shelter cats and breeding catteries - which we have called "Matrix vaccination guidelines". You will also find new articles on blood transfusion, disinfectants and the feline injection-site sarcoma.
As a sequel to previously published guidelines, ​the July 2015 issue contains articles on Borna disease and West Nile virus infections in cats, on streptococcal infections, lungworm disease, and the rare cytauxzoonosis and hepatozoonosis conditions.
 

 

 

 

Hitherto unpublished Guidelines

The ABCD is continually updating existing documents, but also issuing new ones. Latest additions are the Guidelines for Anaplasma, Ehrlichia and Rickettsia infections

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