Because signs in the sick animals sent for quarantine inspection were similar to those in Aleutian mink disease, we first used AMDV-specific counter-immunoelectrophoresis (CIEP) (5) to test serum samples of six 3-month-old sick raccoon dogs from farm A.
Aleutian mink disease virus in furbearing mammals in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Mink that tested positive for this new variant were from herds that had mink enteritis virus, hepatic lipidosis, Aleutian mink disease
virus, and catarrhal enteritis, all factors that could explain the clinical and pathologic findings of the mink infected with HEV (15).
Aleutian mink disease
virus (AMDV) is currently the only member of the genus Amdovirus in the family Parvoviridae; it can infect diverse breeds of farmed and feral mink, in addition to other mustelids (e.
Protides of the mustelidae: immunoresponse of mustelids to Aleutian mink disease
Autonomous parvoviruses, such as Aleutian mink disease
virus (AMDV), cause a broad spectrum of diseases in animals and man.