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Table 1 Clinical findings observed at physical examination

From: Clinical evaluation of outdoor cats exposed to ectoparasites and associated risk for vector-borne infections in southern Italy

Physical examination SG cats (%) CG cats (%) Total cats (%)
No abnormalities 1 (0.7) 9 (14.3) 10 (5.1)
Lymph node enlargementa 121 (90.3) 38 (60.3) 159 (67.5)
Chronic gingivostomatitisa 50 (37.3) 12 (19) 62 (31.5)
Hyperthermia 21 (15.7) 13 (20.6) 34 (17.3)
Dehydration 17 (12.7) 5 (7.9) 22 (11.2)
BCS > 3/5a 1 (0.7) 16 (25.4) 17 (8.6)
BCS < 3/5 9 (6.7) 3 (4.8) 12 (6.1)
Splenomegaly 4 (3) 0 4 (2)
Hepato-splenomegaly 1(< 1) 0 1 (0.5)
Skin lesions 40 (29.8) 11 (17.5) 51 (25.8)
Ocular findings 18 (13.4) 10 (15.8) 28 (14.2)
Respiratory findings 10 (7.5) 2 (3.2) 12 (6.1)
Reproductive abnormalities 1 (0.7) 2 (3.2) 3 (1.5)
Neurologic signs 1 (0.7) 0 1 (0.5)
  1. aSignificant difference between SG and CG