Category: Bacterial diseases

  • Streptococcal infection

    Streptococcus spp bacteria are a common commensal bacteria of mucous membranes of cats. Important clinical pathogens in cats include: Streptococcus canis Streptococcus equi sub zooepidemicus Streptococcus suis Most Streptococci are non-pathogenic, but a few species can cause significant morbidity and mortality ranging from death in young kittens, to pyometra and respiratory disease such as pneumonia[1]. […]