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Verrucous endocarditis due to Escherichia coli in a Persian cat
  1. S. De Jonghe, DVM1,
  2. R. Ducatelle, PhD1,
  3. F. Haesebrouck, PhD1 and
  4. S. Roels, DVM1
  1. 1 Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Poultry Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, Belgium


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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