First report of feline morbillivirus in Europe

Vet Ital. 2015 Jul-Sep;51(3):235-7. doi: 10.12834/VetIt.833.4136.2.


Feline morbillivirus was detected in urine samples of a 15 year old cat suffering from severe nephropathy. Viral RNA was not detected in blood and faecal samples and also the most common pathogens associated to cat kidney failure were not found. This report describes the first evidence of feline morbillivirus in Europe.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cat Diseases / diagnosis
  • Cat Diseases / virology*
  • Cats
  • Europe
  • Morbillivirus Infections / diagnosis
  • Morbillivirus Infections / veterinary*