A 12‐week‐old kitten with congenital mitral valve dysplasia was shown by ante mortem and post mortem examination to have pneumonia and purulent pleurisy. A Mycoplasma species was isolated from a sample of pleural fluid collected at necropsy. Mycoplasmosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of pyothorax in cats.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Small Animal Practice|
|State||Published - 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Small Animals