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Evidence for evolution of canine parvovirus type 2 in Italy.
Two isolates of canine parvovirus (CPV) were obtained from dogs affected with severe haemorrhagic diarrhoea. Type 2b antigenic specificity was predicted by both antigenic analysis with monoclonalExpand
Zoonotic aspects of rotaviruses.
Rotaviruses are important enteric pathogens of humans and animals. Group A rotaviruses (GARVs) account for up to 1 million children deaths each year, chiefly in developing countries and humanExpand
Canine parvovirus—A review of epidemiological and diagnostic aspects, with emphasis on type 2c
Abstract Canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV-2) emerged in late 1970s causing severe epizootics in kennels and dog shelters worldwide. Soon after its emergence, CPV-2 underwent genetic evolutionExpand
Occurrence of Canine Parvovirus Type 2c in the United States
Canine parvovirus (CPV) type 2 (CPV-2) emerged around 1978 as a major pathogen of dogs worldwide. In the mid-1980s, the original CPV-2 had evolved and was completely replaced by 2 variants, CPV-2aExpand
Canine distemper virus.
Vaccine-based prophylaxis has greatly helped to keep distemper disease under control. Notwithstanding, the incidence of canine distemper virus (CDV)-related disease in canine populations throughoutExpand
Heterogeneity within the hemagglutinin genes of canine distemper virus (CDV) strains detected in Italy.
Canine distemper virus (CDV) is a highly contagious viral pathogen causing lethal disease in dogs and other mammalians. A high degree of genetic variation is found between recent CDV strains and theExpand
Canine respiratory viruses.
Acute contagious respiratory disease (kennel cough) is commonly described in dogs worldwide. The disease appears to be multifactorial and a number of viral and bacterial pathogens have been reportedExpand
Full Genomic Analysis of Human Rotavirus Strain B4106 and Lapine Rotavirus Strain 30/96 Provides Evidence for Interspecies Transmission
ABSTRACT The Belgian rotavirus strain B4106, isolated from a child with gastroenteritis, was previously found to have VP7 (G3), VP4 (P[14]), and NSP4 (A genotype) genes closely related to those ofExpand
First Detection of Canine Parvovirus Type 2c in Pups with Haemorrhagic Enteritis in Spain
Summary Canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV‐2), the aetiological agent of haemorrhagic enteritis in dogs, includes three antigenic variants, types 2a, 2b and 2c. CPV‐2c has been detected initially in ItalyExpand
Atypical Pestivirus and Severe Respiratory Disease in Calves, Europe
In 2010, a HoBi-like pestivirus was isolated from clinically affected calves in Italy. This European virus reproduced a milder form of disease under experimental conditions and was geneticallyExpand