Outbreak of canine parvovirus infection and its elimination in a closed beagle dog colony.

@article{Hirasawa1987OutbreakOC,
  title={Outbreak of canine parvovirus infection and its elimination in a closed beagle dog colony.},
  author={Tsutomu Hirasawa and S Iwaki and Kaoru Watanabe and Kouji Mikazuki and Shigeyoshi Makino and Yoshikatsu Hayashi},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B. Journal of veterinary medicine. Series B},
  year={1987},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={
          598-606
        }
}
Summary Severe canine parvovirus (CPV) infection occurred in a closed beagle dog colony. The infection was confirmed by virological, serological and histopathological examinations. Of 356 dogs, 188 (52.8%) showed clinical signs, 29 (8.1%) died, and 41 affected dogs (11.5%) were euthanized. Dogs of all ages became ill, but both the morbidity and mortality were highest in pups 3–4 months of age. Clinical signs were variable. Anorexia was most frequent, and other main signs were diarrhoea… CONTINUE READING