FIP bibliography

PCR assessment + Cat Serology

Bordetella bronchiseptica

Feline bornavirus



Feline coronavirus and FIP

Cryptosporidium sp.



Giardia sp.

Blood hemoplasms

Feline herpesvirus


Mycoplasma felis

Parvovirus (panleucopénie/typhus)

Salmonella sp.


Toxoplasma gondii

Tritrichomonas foetus

Typing of carnivore parvoviruses

Search for leishmanies du complexe Leishmania donovani (L. infantum, L. donovani, L. chagasi).

Test indications

  • Diagnostic feline leishmaniasis in all its forms, including chronic.
  • Status Determination of an asymptomatic animal.
  • Treatment monitoring.

Test characteristics

Samples to be taken

  • Clinical suspicion – according to the clinical signs observed:
    sang EDTA and or skin scraping and or lymph node puncture (nodal hypertrophy) and/or conjunctival cells. It is recommended to carry out several samples to carry out a single analysis on the mixture.
  • Determination of status of an asymptomatic animal : preferably bone marrow on EDTA.
  • Treatment monitoring: EDTA blood (the blood turns negative first) then bone marrow if blood negative.

Interpretation of the result

  • Negative result: Absence of leishmania or quantity below the detection threshold, allows leishmaniasis to be excluded if adequate samples have been taken.
  • Positive result : Presence of leishmania, compatible with feline leishmaniasis or carriage in an endemic area. If a skin sample has been taken, the interpretation of the result must take into account the quantity of leishmania detected (contact us for an interpretation of your result).

Special case of treatment monitoring : monitoring can be carried out on the blood which is the sample which is negative first. After an initial negative blood result, bone marrow is the most suitable sample for follow-up. The animal can be considered negative after two negative bone marrow tests 3 months apart.

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