Geographic distribution of cytauxzoonosis in cats

Mueller EK, Baum KA, PapeĊŸ M, Cohn LA, Cowell AK and Reichard MV. Potential ecological distribution of Cytauxzoon felis in domestic cats in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas. Vet Parasitol. 2013; 192: 104-10.

_Cytauxzoon felis_ is a tick-borne parasite that can cause a fatal infection in cats. The natural host of the organism is the bobcat and it is transmitted to domestic cats by the Lone Star tick. The disease – cytauxzoonosis – affects only cats and is not found in other animals such as …

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