Category: Feline Infectious Peritonitis
Diagnosis of Feline Infectious Peritonitis

Diagnosis of Feline Infectious Peritonitis

In recent years, the diagnosis of feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), especially the effusive type, has been more straightforward due to advancement of technology. Effusive FIP is diagnosed through the presence of viral RNA within the effusion sample, observed through reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). This, however, means that a sample should have been delivered to […]

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Treatment of FIP

Treatment of FIP

FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis) is a disease of immune-mediated nature. Because of this, treatment for cats coming down with it can be categorized into two groups: action directed against the virus causing the disease and the modulation of the immune response. There are antiviral drugs that can be used to treat FIP. The most common […]

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