Experimental infection of conventional dogs with canine parvovirus.


Four 6-week-old conventional pups were inoculated with a parvovirus (PV) isolated from the feces of a dog with naturally occurring enteritis. Blood for hematologic studies, virus isolation (VI), and antibody titration and feces for VI and negative-contrast electron microscopy were collected on day 0 and daily until necropsy. Beginning at postinoculation day… (More)