parvovirus


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Related to parvovirus: Canine parvovirus, distemper
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any of a group of viruses containing DNA in an icosahedral protein shell and causing disease in dogs and cattle

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When parvovirus first appeared in dogs the late 1970s, the new disease killed nearly every puppy and dog it infected.
Cases of the canine parvovirus had increased drastically in Connah's Quay the Daily Post reported.
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.
Now, because of widespread vaccination, parvovirus occurs rarely, affecting only a few unvaccinated individuals.
A Cardiff Dogs Homes spokesman said: "Despite taking all precautions following recent closure due to parvovirus, unfortunately a further dog has been diagnosed with the condition, thus requiring the Dogs Home to close for a further period.
A Cardiff Dogs Homes spokesperson said: "Despite taking all precautions following recent closure due to parvovirus, unfortunately a further dog has been diagnosed with the condition, thus requiring the dogs home to close for a further period.
Canine parvovirus type 2 is highly contagious and is spread from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact with their faeces.
Despite working in a doctor's surgery amid a parvovirus outbreak, Clare said people had reassured her she would be ok.
In this investigation, the history of measles infection in childhood, lack of a recent likely source of measles exposure, and recent exposure to parvovirus made measles a less likely cause of illness, despite the initial reference laboratory test results.
Parvovirus infection rates are similar in a variety of maternal workplace environments (SOR: A, prospective cohort studies); routinely excluding pregnant women from the workplace is unwarranted (SOR: C, expert opinion).
Sin embargo dos semanas despues se obtienen resultados de panel viral en LCR y suero con reaccion en cadena de la polimerasa (PCR) de Parvovirus B19 (PB19) positivos, por lo que se asocia el cuadro clinico a sindrome inflamatorio de reconstitucion inmunologica tardio secundario a infeccion por PB19.
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.
Tom Holcomb covered the parvovirus topic well in the March/April/ May 2011 issue, but there are a couple of points I would like to emphasize.
Human parvovirus B19 is a single stranded DNA virus in the genus erythrovirus of the family Parvoviridae.
Key words: Children, hematologic findings, parvovirus, treatment