publication . Article . 2002

Clinical and serological response of wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) to vaccination against canine distemper, canine parvovirus infection and rabies

Heerden, J.; Bingham, J.; Vuuren, M.; Richard Burroughs; Stylianides, E.;
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  • Published: 06 Jul 2002 Journal: Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, volume 73 (issn: 1019-9128, eissn: 2224-9435, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
Abstract
<jats:p>Wild dogs Lycaon pictus (n = 8) were vaccinated 4 times against canine distemper (n = 8) (initially with inactivated and subsequently with live attenuated strains of canine distemper) and canine parvovirus infection (n = 8) over a period of 360 days. Four of the wild dogs were also vaccinated 3 times against rabies using a live oral vaccine and 4 with an inactivated parenteral vaccine. Commercially-available canine distemper, canine parvovirus and parenteral rabies vaccines, intended for use in domestic dogs, were used. None of the vaccinated dogs showed any untoward clinical signs. The inactivated canine distemper vaccine did not result in seroconversio...
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free text keywords: General Veterinary, General Medicine, Immunology, Veterinary medicine, Canine parvovirus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Seroconversion, Virology, Canine distemper, medicine.disease, medicine, business.industry, business, Rabies vaccine, medicine.drug, Vaccination, Rabies, Serology, Parvovirus infection, Lycaon Pictus, Wild Dogs, SF600-1100
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publication . Article . 2002

Clinical and serological response of wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) to vaccination against canine distemper, canine parvovirus infection and rabies

Heerden, J.; Bingham, J.; Vuuren, M.; Richard Burroughs; Stylianides, E.;