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Research Article

Intrahost Diversity of Feline Coronavirus: A Consensus between the Circulating Virulent/Avirulent Strains and the Internal Mutation Hypotheses?

Table 2

Histopathological analysis and results of FCoV mRNA RT-PCR in diseased cats with FIP.

Cat ( )Histopathological findingsPositive samples for mRNA FCoV

Cat 6Pyogranulomas in lung, kidneys, cerebrum, and cerebellum
Mild-to-moderate, subacute, multifocal fibrinous pleuritis
Vasculitis in heart, lung, omentum, kidneys, cerebrum, and cerebellum
Cerebrum,
cerebellum,
lung,
thymus,
spleen,
stomach,
mesenteric lymph node,
kidneys,
aqueous humour, and
faeces

Cat 7Pyogranulomas in liver, kidneys, cerebrum, and cerebellum
Vasculitis in cerebrum
Cerebellum,
large intestine, and
large intestine content

Cat 8Severe, subacute, diffuse fibrinous pleuritis and peritonitis Lung,
thoracic lymph node,
thymus,
liver,
spleen,
stomach,
mesenteric lymph node,
peripancreatic lymph node,
kidneys,
large and small intestines,
small intestine content,
urinary bladder, and
abdominal effusion

Cat 9Diffuse, severe, nonsuppurative meningoencephalitisAqueous humour right eye,
large intestine, and
large intestine content

Cat 10Moderate, subacute, diffuse fibrinous pleuritis Mesenteric lymph node,
large and small intestines contents, and
abdominal effusion

Cat 11Subacute, multifocal fibrinous peritonitis
Moderate, diffuse interstitial pneumonia
Pyogranulomas in kidneys (with bacteria) and liver
Cerebrum,
aqueous humour left eye,
mesenteric lymph node, and
large intestine

Cat 12Subacute, focally extensive fibrinous pleuritis
Pyogranulomas in kidneys
Cerebrum,
cerebellum,
aqueous humour left eye, and
thoracic effusion

Cat 13Moderate, multifocal granulomatous pleuritis
Severe, granulomatous, interstitial nephritis, associated with coalescing areas of necrosis
Cerebrum,
aqueous humour left eye,
lung,
thoracic effusion,
mesenteric lymph node,
large and small intestines contents,
kidneys, and
abdominal effusion