Despite the frequent occurrence of Canine Adenovirus
worldwide, in Turkey, the only notified cases of Canine Adenovirus
(CAV) infection are those reported by Okuyan
Viruses such as canine herpes, canine distemper and canine adenovirus
can all cause premature births.
Nasal and oropharyngeal swab specimens tested negative to a panel of molecular assays for CIRD-associated common and emerging viral agents: canine adenovirus
(CAV) types 1 and 2, canine distemper virus, canid herpesvirus 1 (CHV-1), canine respiratory coronavirus, influenza virus, canine parainfluenza virus, canine pneumovirus, nonprimate canine hepacivirus, B.
The disease appears to be multifactorial and a number of viral and bacterial pathogens have been reported as potential aetiological agents, including Canine Parainfluenza virus, Canine Adenovirus
, Herpesvirus, Reovirus and Bordetella bronchiseptica, Mycoplasmas etc (Veland, 1989).
* Canine adenovirus
(CAV, better known as canine hepatitis)
Canine parvovirus (a highly contagious virus that can cause severe vomiting and bloody diarrhea; most often seen in puppies between six weeks and six months of age, it is expensive to treat and fatal without treatment); canine distemper virus (a severe, airborne virus that can cause permanent brain damage, vomiting and diarrhea); canine adenovirus
(also called infectious hepatitis, it causes vomiting, diarrhea, severe liver damage and death); and rabies (a virus that causes changes in temperament, inability to swallow, convulsions and death and is transmissible to other animals and humans) are considered core vaccines for dogs.