canine parvovirus


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canine parvovirus

canine parvovirus

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(Veterinary Science) vet science a highly contagious viral disease of dogs characterized by vomiting, haemorrhagic diarrhoea, depression, and, in severe cases, death
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Within 10 years the strain had mutated into Canine Parvovirus 2 (CPV2).
Canine parvovirus is not always fatal, but death can occur from either the septic conditions created by the intestinal bacteria in the bloodstream, or dehydration and shock.
Key words: Canine parvovirus, pet clinic, slide agglutination test, histopathology.
Although canine parvovirus was first described in the early 1970s, it is the most common and threatening virus to dogs in Egypt nowadays, according to veterinary surgeon Dr Sherif El Hayawan.
While some newer canine parvovirus strains can transmit the viral disease to unvaccinated cats, this does not appear to cause disease in most cases, and also does not appear to occur at a rate to cause alarm because the current vaccines used in cats provide protection.
The initial vaccination should focus on Canine Distemper virus and Canine Parvovirus.
Canine parvovirus type 2 is highly contagious and is spread from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact with their faeces.
The dog had not been vaccinated by its owner or breeder, and had contracted the canine parvovirus, known as Parvo, which is a highly contagious, life-threatening canine disease.
The company stated the feline heartworm claim represents the latest addition to a product line that includes the VetScan Canine Heartworm Test, VetScan Canine Parvovirus Rapid Test and the VetScan Giardia Rapid Test.
Canine parvovirus (CPV-2) is the most significant viral cause of canine enteritis over the age of 2 months and was first isolated in 1978 as an emerging pathogen (APPEL et al.
It becomes more complicated when Tory and her friends contract a rare strain of canine parvovirus, which causes changes within their DNA, and as a consequence, the formation of the Virals.
Canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV-2) is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus that attacks the gastrointestinal tract of puppies, dogs and wild canids (such as foxes, wolves, coyotes).

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