Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)

Articles about Feline Infectious Peritonitis...

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  • * Coronavirus
    The feline coronavirus and its connection to feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) may be one of the most misunderstood relationships in the cat fancy....
    March 2015

  • * Diagnosing FIP
    While there is no definitive test for FIP, in most cases a diagnosis of Feline Infectious Peritonitis can be made by obtaining a complete history and performing a thorough examination of the patient.
    March 2021

  • * FIP Diagnostic Guidelines 2022
    The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) and Every Cat Health Foundation have released the 2022 Guidelines for Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) Diagnosis.
    September 2022

  • * FIP Outbreak
    Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is one of the most misunderstood diseases in veterinary medicine. Despite its name, FIP is NOT contagious, yet occasionally, a cattery or shelter will experience an outbreak of FIP. This article discusses how and why this happens and how to deal effectively with the problem should it happen to you...
    November 2010

  • * FIP Treatment Using Injectable GS-441524
    Although not approved or licensed, the antiviral drug called GS-441524 has been shown to cure cats of FIP in increasing numbers. Learn more about this game-changing injectable treatment for Feline Infectious Peritonitis.
    March 2021

  • * FIP Treatment Using Oral GS-441524
    An oral form of the injectable antiviral GS-441524 is gaining in popularity for the treatment of Feline Infection Peritonitis in cats.
    March 2021

  • * FIP: Fact and Fiction
    If there is a single health issue that most frightens the cat breeder, it is a diagnosis of FIP, Feline Infectious Peritonitis. While we don't know as much about this fatal disease as we would like to know, there are also several myths about the disease t
    December 2000

  • * FIP: Feline Infectious Peritonitis
    Feline Infectious Peritonitis or FIP is one of the least understood and most frustrating diseases to diagnose in feline medicine. This article will help dispel some of the confusion that surrounds this fatal disease....
    August 2009

  • * Rivalta Test for the Diagnosis of FIP
    This simple test can be helpful to differentiate between fluids in the body cavity caused by FIP and those caused by other diseases, and thus avoiding a possible mis-diagnosis of FIP in cats under the age of two years.
    March 2015

  • There Is No Test For FIP
    There is no such thing as a test for FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis), yet people mistakenly say that their cat tested positive for FIP. Learn why this confusing situation happens . . .
    February 2014



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