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Vaccination of Immunocompromised cats

Received: 30 March 2022 / Revised: 25 April 2022 / Accepted: 26 April 2022 / Published: 28 April 2022

Vaccinating immunocompromised cats: can you? should you? and if yes, when?

Viruses: all you want to know about FCV

Received: 30 March 2022 / Revised: 24 April 2022 / Accepted: 25 April 2022 / Published: 29 April 2022

Epidemiologiy, diagnosis, treatment: all the latest updates about feline calicivirus can be found in the recent open-access paper by the ABCD published in Viruses!

Vaccination and Antibody Testing in Cats

Received: 9 June 2022 / Accepted: 19 July 2022 / Published: 22 July 2022
Abstract
Vaccines protect cats from serious diseases by inducing antibodies and cellular immune responses.

New: Good vaccination practices

Published: 15/06/2022

What should be discussed during the pre-vaccination interview? Can you change brands during a vaccination schedule? Can hyperimmune sera be administered at the time of vaccination?

GUIDELINE for Good vaccination practices

“To vaccinate as many cats as possible, but the individual cat only as often as necessary” is the motto, that has been established worldwide and is, and will remain, the philosophy of ABCD.
Although an annual vaccination schedule was adopted initially in cats, triennial vaccination (i.e.

Calicivirus Infection in Cats

Received: 30 March 2022 / Revised: 24 April 2022 / Accepted: 25 April 2022 / Published: 29 April 2022
Abstract
Feline calicivirus (FCV) is a common pathogen in domestic cats that is highly contagious, resistant to many disinfectants and demonstrates a high genetic variability.

Vaccination of Immunocompromised Cats

Received: 30 March 2022 / Revised: 25 April 2022 / Accepted: 26 April 2022 / Published: 28 April 2022
Abstract
Immunocompromise is a common condition in cats, especially due to widespread infections with immunosuppressive viruses, such as feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukaemia virus (FeLV), but also due to

Anthropogenic Infection of Cats during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic

Received: 30 December 2020 / Revised: 19 January 2021 / Accepted: 21 January 2021 / Published: 26 January 2021
Abstract
COVID-19 is a severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) caused by a new coronavirus (CoV), SARS-CoV-2, which is closely related to SARS-CoV that jumped the animal–human species barrier and caused a

GUIDELINE for Vaccination and antibody titre testing

Vaccination guidelines, as published by the ABCD, aim to support the practitioner in making an informed decision about a vaccination schedule for an individual animal and/or group of animals.

GUIDELINE for Adverse reactions to vaccination

Vaccination is undoubtedly one of the most effective measures for the prevention of infectious diseases. However, as with other biologicals, vaccine-associated adverse events (VAAEs) may occur.

Pan-European Study on the Prevalence of the Feline Leukaemia Virus Infection – Reported by the European Advisory Board on Cat Diseases (ABCD Europe)

Received: 26 September 2019 / Revised: 26 October 2019 / Accepted: 27 October 2019 / Published: 29 October 2019
Abstract
Feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) is a retrovirus associated with fatal disease in progressively infected cats.

GUIDELINE for Maternally Derived Immunity and Vaccination

Cats have an endotheliochorial placenta that is a barrier for immunoglobulins, preventing their passage from the maternal serum into the fetal circulation.

GUIDELINE for Vaccination of Immunocompromised Cats

This guideline has the goal to help veterinarians in the decision making in how to vaccinate immunocompromised cats. So far, there are not much data available on vaccination of immunocompromised cats, and sometimes studies produce controversial results.

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2015 issue)

(Link to the 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”.

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2013 issue)

(Link to the 2013 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”.

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2009 issue)

(Link to the 2009 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”.

Vaccines and vaccination, an introduction

Published: 05/01/2008
Last updated: 13/09/2015
Last reviewed: 23/06/2022

The present article was first published in the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2009) 15, 530-537 by Marian C.

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