A new feline fungal infection identified

Barrs VR, van Doorn TM, Houbraken J, et al. Aspergillus felis sp. nov., an emerging agent of invasive aspergillosis in humans, cats, and dogs. PLoS ONE. 2013; 8: e64871. [free, full text]

_Aspergillosis refers to an invasive fungal infection caused by opportunistic environmental fungus of the genus Aspergillus_. In cats, different localization of infection (nasal passage, sinuses, eye orbit, subcutaneous tissue, lungs etc.) depends on the means of introduction. Nasal or naso-ocular infections are …

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