Vet Topics. Cutaneous Adverse Food Reactions
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Vet Topics. Cutaneous Adverse Food Reactions

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This book aims to provide answers to some current doubts about cutaneous adverse food reactions in cats and dogs. It contains descriptions of the allergens involved, the reactions they cause, the different clinical pictures in cats and dogs, how to diagnose such reactions, and the treatment options available. Everything is explained with great clarity and the utmost scientific rigour.

Juan Rejas López

Dr Rejas lectures within the Department of Veterinary Medicine, Surgery and Anatomy at the University of León, Spain. He teaches courses on general pathology, clinical propaedeutics, and medical pathology in the areas of dermatology and neurology. He was the Managing Director of the University of Léon Veterinary Hospital from March 2013 to May 2016.

Additionally, he has written and coauthored books and several articles published in specialist journals.

Ana Goicoa Valdevira

Dr Goicoa is a lecturer at the Department of Anatomy, Animal Production and Clinical Veterinary Sciences at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain. She delivers the courses Clinical Medicine I and II in the areas of dermatology and haematology. She is head of internal medicine at Rof Codina Veterinary Teaching Hospital (Lugo Faculty of Veterinary Medicine). Ana is certified in internal medicine by the Spanish Small Animal Veterinary Association (AVEPA).

She has written and coauthored several books and articles published in Spanish and international journals.

1. Introduction


2. Aetiopathogenesis

Allergens involved in CAFRs


3. Clinical signs

Age of onset

Clinical signs in dogs

Cutaneous signs

Gastrointestinal signs

Clinical signs in cats

Cutaneous signs

Gastrointestinal signs

4. Diagnosis

In which canine patients should a CAFR diagnosis be considered?

In which feline patients should a CAFR diagnosis be considered?

Complementary tests

Elimination diet


Allergen-specific IgE and IgG antibodies

Lymphocyte stimulation test

Patch test

5. Management

Long-term treatment

Reliability of the diet’s composition

Oral immunotherapy


  • Autor/es Ana Goicoa Valdevira, Juan Rejas López
  • Fecha de edición septiembre 2019
  • Nº Páginas 40
  • Encuadernación Tapa dura
  • Tamaño 17 X 24
  • Idioma Inglés