Disease

April 2018 Issue

Systemic Fungal Infections

Systemic infections spread throughout the body, and they can be deadly

The first fungal infection that comes to mind when we think of cats is ringworm. As you likely know, it doesn’t involve a worm, but rather the fungus Microsporum canis. This is a skin infection that often has round, ring-like lesions. It is not life-threatening, although it does require exquisite hygiene and weeks of topical and/or oral medication to cure.

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