publication . Article . 2000

Canine parvovirus infection in puppies with gastroenteritis in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 1995 to 1997.

CUBEL GARCIA,Rita de Cássia Nasser; PINTO,Ana Maria Vianna; COSTA,Alexandre de Pina; MACIEL,Bianca Mendes; OLIVEIRA,Ledy do Horto dos Santos; NASCIMENTO,Jussara Pereira do; SANTOS,Adão Onofre dos; CASTRO,Maria Cristina Nobre e; WILLI,Liliane Maria Valentim; LABARTHE,Norma Vollmer;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2000 Journal: Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science (issn: 1413-9596, eissn: 1678-4456, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
Abstract
Fecal samples from puppies with gastroenteritis less than 7 months old were examined for canine parvovirus infection (CPV-2) by hemagglutination (HA) and subsequent hemagglutination-inhibition (HI) tests. Forty of the 79 samples collected from April 1995 to June 1997 were found to be positive. About 70% of these samples were from 2 to 4 months old puppies, age in which they are at increased risk of developing CPV-2 infection, despite of vaccination. No seasonal distribution of canine parvovirus cases was found and it was supported by the results of a retrospective study realized at PolVet-UFF, which showed that gastroenteritis cases occurred throughout the year,...
Subjects
free text keywords: Canine parvovirus, Gastroenteritis, Haemagglutination tests, Parvovírus canino, Gastrenterite, Reações de hemaglutinação, Animal culture, SF1-1100, General Veterinary, Canine parvovirus infection, Parvovirus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Virology, Anatomy
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publication . Article . 2000

Canine parvovirus infection in puppies with gastroenteritis in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 1995 to 1997.

CUBEL GARCIA,Rita de Cássia Nasser; PINTO,Ana Maria Vianna; COSTA,Alexandre de Pina; MACIEL,Bianca Mendes; OLIVEIRA,Ledy do Horto dos Santos; NASCIMENTO,Jussara Pereira do; SANTOS,Adão Onofre dos; CASTRO,Maria Cristina Nobre e; WILLI,Liliane Maria Valentim; LABARTHE,Norma Vollmer;