FIP is an unusual and often fatal consequence of feline coronavirus infection in cats. It is an infectious disease for which
there is no effective treatment and for which the mortality rate is 100%. Despite ongoing research in this field, it remains
a disease of much controversy and confusion.
This case report was provided by Christopher Gibson, VMD, and Nicola Parry, BSc, MSc, BVSc, DACVP, Department of Biomedical
Sciences, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA 01536.
*Molecular Diagnostics, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University;
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