Understanding FIP and a new drug showing promise against it

04/1/2013 | PetMD.com

A new drug may improve or prolong life for some cats with the deadly feline infectious peritonitis virus, according to information presented at a meeting of the American Animal Hospital Association, veterinarian Lorie Huston writes. Veterinarians Niels Pedersen and Alfred Legendre said FIP results from a mutation in a common virus combined with an impaired immune response in some cats. While there is no cure, Dr. Legendre observed that the drug polyprenyl immunostimulant helped some cats do better and may also improve longevity.

View Full Article in:

PetMD.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Counsel – Regulatory Affairs
RAI Services Company
Winston Salem, NC
Director of Program Development
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director of System QA
LifeWatch Services, Inc.
Rosemont, IL
Director of Business Development and Membership
AdvaMed
Washington DC, DC
Director, Corporate Counsel
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY