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- Westman, ME; Malik, R; Norris, JM
- Australian veterinary journal 2019 v.97 no.3 pp. 47-55
- Feline immunodeficiency virus; Feline leukemia virus; analytical kits; antibodies; antibody detection; blood; cats; diagnostic techniques; nucleic acids; point-of-care systems; polymerase chain reaction; saliva; seroprevalence; vaccination; vaccines; veterinarians; Australia; Japan; New Zealand
- ... With the commercial release in Australia in 2004 of a vaccine against feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV; Fel‐O‐Vax FIV®), the landscape for FIV diagnostics shifted substantially. Point‐of‐care (PoC) antibody detection kits, which had been the mainstay for diagnosing FIV infection since the early 1990s, were no longer considered accurate to use in FIV‐vaccinated cats, because of the production of ...
- Gharibi, S; Vogelnest, L; Govendir, M
- Australian veterinary journal 2019 v.97 no.3 pp. 75-80
- Macropus giganteus; Phascolarctos cinereus; Sarcophilus harrisii; antibacterial properties; blood proteins; blood sampling; cats; cefovecin; dogs; high performance liquid chromatography; horses; pharmacokinetics; possums; quality control; subcutaneous injection
- ... BACKGROUND: Cefovecin has a long duration of antibiotic activity in cats and dogs, somewhat attributable to its high plasma protein binding. AIMS: To determine the cefovecin binding to plasma proteins in vitro in selected Australian marsupials and to quantify the change in cetovecin concentration over time following subcutaneous injection in koalas. METHODS AND RESULTS: Various cefovecin concentra ...