feline panleukopenia


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Related to feline panleukopenia: Feline calicivirus

feline panleukopenia

n.
An acute disease of domestic and wild cats and certain other animals, such as raccoons, caused by a parvovirus and characterized by fever, vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration, and leukopenia. Also called feline distemper.
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Latex agglutination test for detecting feline panleukopenia virus, canine parvovirus, and parvoviruses of fur animals.
Kittens that are positive should still be vaccinated for feline panleukopenia, calichi virus and rhinotracheitis.
Lung samples from all four fends tested negative for canine distemper virus by RT-PCR (11), while those of three of four felids tested positive for a vaccine strain of feline panleukopenia virus (12), administered 2 weeks before death.
Diseases like feline panleukopenia virus, feline leukemia virus, feline calicivirus and rabies are all devastating--and all preventable--via vaccination.
All three CPV-2a-type viruses were isolated from the feces of clinically healthy cats, while the isolates from cats with typical feline panleukopenia were all conventional FPLV-type.
Sometimes referred to as feline distemper, the disease is caused by the feline panleukopenia virus (FPV).
The American Association of Feline Practitioners' vaccine guidelines consider vaccination against feline panleukopenia virus, feline herpes virus, feline calicivirus and rabies virus to be core vaccines.
Establishing vaccine recommendations for respiratory viral diseases and feline panleukopenia, a highly contagious, sometimes fatal viral disease.
Canine parvovirus emerged in the late 1970's as a variant of feline panleukopenia virus (FPV).
One serious viral cause of intestinal inflammation (enteritis) in cats is the feline panleukopenia virus, a small organism that exists in the environment world-wide.

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