Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2013-02-24 Thread Marcia Baronda
. Alev From: David Arthurs arthurs.da...@gmail.com To: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2013 11:53 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Only IFA. I'll ask that she be retested with the Elisa too. Thanks for pointing that out. I

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2013-02-07 Thread Beth
arthurs.da...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 9:34 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Update on Tux. Recap: She tested positive for felv on the snap test in December and negative on ifa. She is a felv

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2013-02-07 Thread David Arthurs
*Sent:* Wednesday, February 6, 2013 9:34 PM *Subject:* Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Update on Tux. Recap: She tested positive for felv on the snap test in December and negative on ifa. She is a felv vaccinated house cat that presented with immune mediated hemolytic anemia. She

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2013-02-07 Thread Beth
: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Only IFA. I'll ask that she be retested with the Elisa too. Thanks for pointing that out. I thought the IFA was the definitive test but may not be positive right away when acute symptoms present. Also a clarification, my Tux as a kitten story

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2013-02-07 Thread Alev Durmus
...@gmail.com To: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2013 11:53 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Only IFA. I'll ask that she be retested with the Elisa too. Thanks for pointing that out. I thought the IFA was the definitive test but may

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2013-02-06 Thread Dave Arthurs
Update on Tux. Recap: She tested positive for felv on the snap test in December and negative on ifa. She is a felv vaccinated house cat that presented with immune mediated hemolytic anemia. She was treated with prednisolone and doxycycline. She responded well to treatment tho no cause was

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2013-02-06 Thread Marcia
Thank you for not putting Tux down. Somehow the word has to get out there that it is totally unnecessary to euthanize positive cats. I tell everyone I know that has cats and hope they spread the word. This forum is awesome. They are intelligent, informed loving people that give hope when it is

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-30 Thread Lee Evans
...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Friday, December 28, 2012 7:47 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) The Doxy is for suspected Hemobartonella. Glad she is doing better! Beth ___ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-28 Thread David Arthurs
The official diagnosis/condition from the pathologist is immune mediated hemolytic anemia/IMHA. We don't know the cause yet. We're treating for parasites (doxycycline)...and with prednisone to suppress the immune response. We'll repeat the IFA in a month. She is responding very well to

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-28 Thread Beth
The Doxy is for suspected Hemobartonella. Glad she is doing better! Beth David Arthurs arthurs.da...@gmail.com wrote: The official diagnosis/condition from the pathologist is immune mediated hemolytic anemia/IMHA. We don't know the cause yet. We're treating for parasites (doxycycline)...and

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-28 Thread Beth
Be careful about letting get too much exercise. If she is amemic she is not getting enough oxygen to her cells as it is David Arthurs arthurs.da...@gmail.com wrote: The official diagnosis/condition from the pathologist is immune mediated hemolytic anemia/IMHA. We don't know the cause yet. We're

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-27 Thread David Arthurs
Thanks for your reply Beth. I'm an engineer and I'm trying to make sense out of the tests...and what you said isn't all making sense to me yet :). The kittens had been separated from their mother for most of their lives. The mother was an outside-cat and died/disappeared right after the kittens

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-27 Thread Beth
: Thursday, December 27, 2012 1:02 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Thanks for your reply Beth. I'm an engineer and I'm trying to make sense out of the tests...and what you said isn't all making sense to me yet :).  The kittens had been separated from their mother

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-27 Thread Sharyl
From: David Arthurs arthurs.da...@gmail.com To: felvtalk felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2012 1:02 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Thanks for your reply Beth. I'm an engineer and I'm trying to make sense out of the tests...and what you said

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-27 Thread Lee Evans
! From: Dave Arthurs arthurs.da...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Cc: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 6:40 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Thanks for the info

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-26 Thread Beth
@felineleukemia.org Cc: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Tuesday, December 25, 2012 7:40 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave) Thanks for the info. We've had Tux and her litter mate, Jet, since they were around 6 months old. Both were tested

[Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-25 Thread Lorrie
Dave, I'm no expert by any means, but I have had a bit of experience with FelV as I have 16 cats at home and more in my own rescue shelter in a building I bought in 2004 and made into a cageless sanctuary for cats. I have several FelV cats there. The only thing I can think of regarding Tux is

Re: [Felvtalk] Re anemia and negative IFA (Dave)

2012-12-25 Thread Dave Arthurs
Thanks for the info. We've had Tux and her litter mate, Jet, since they were around 6 months old. Both were tested and negative when they were spayed at 9 months. If they were exposed it had to be 4.5 years ago and then they both had false negative elisa tests. We are going to test Jet. I'll