Alfred Legendre, DVM, PhD, DACVIM; Niels C. Pedersen, DVM, PhD
Winn Feline Health Symposium | 33rd Annual Symposium on Feline Health
"WINNing the FIP Fight"
June 23, 2011; 6:45-9:45 PM
Hyatt Regency Reston Town Center
Alfred Legendre, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
University of Tennessee
"Preliminary findings of polyprenyl immunostimulant treatment of dry FIP"
This presentation will discuss a potential treatment for FIP and will focus on Dr. Legendre's research. Information of benefit to veterinary professionals and cat fanciers will include an overview of the cat breeds included in the study, study findings, and comments from owners.
Niels C. Pedersen, DVM, PhD
University of California, Davis
"An update on feline infectious peritonitis research"
Research on FIP has progressed steadily for the past decade. Veterinary professionals and cat fanciers will learn how some concepts of pathogenesis, treatment, viral mutations, and host genetic susceptibility have changed. The role of breeders and veterinarians in solving FIP remains even more important today.