Verrucous endocarditis due to Escherichia coli in a Persian cat.

Last updated on 23-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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Verrucous endocarditis of the aortic valves was diagnosed postmortem in a Persian cat that died after showing clinical signs of dyspnoea, hypothermia and anorexia. Bacterial colonies were evident on Giemsa-stained sections of the valves and Escherichia coli was isolated from the endocarditis lesions.

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