General information on Infectious Enteritis
Infectious Enteritis is an infection of the gastrointestinal tract. There are several causes including Salmonella, E. Coli, parvovirus, Campylobacter and other types of bacteria. Intestinal parasites can also be the cause.
Symptoms of Infectious Enteritis
Symptoms of Infectious Enteritis may include vomiting, diarrhea, fever, depression and a rapid pulse.
Vomiting and diarrhea may include blood. Young and older cats may be more susceptible to shock and dehydration.
Treatments for Infectious Enteritis
Treatment may include the immediate replenishment of fluids and electrolytes. In some cases, antibiotics may be used. The vet may also give the dog medicine to control the vomiting and diarrhea.
When a cat has vomiting and diarrhea at the same time, it is a good idea to get immediate medical attention from a veterinarian.
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