Prevalence of and exposure factors for seropositivity to H3N8 canine influenza virus in dogs with influenza-like illness in the United States.

@article{Anderson2013PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of and exposure factors for seropositivity to H3N8 canine influenza virus in dogs with influenza-like illness in the United States.},
  author={Tara Creel Anderson and Patti Cynda Crawford and Edward J Dubovi and Edward Paul Johnson Gibbs and Jorge A Hernandez},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={242 2},
  pages={209-16}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the seroprevalence of antibodies against H3N8 canine influenza virus (CIV) in a population of US dogs with influenza-like illness (ILI) and to identify factors associated with seropositivity. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. ANIMALS 1,268 pet and shelter dogs with ILI in 42 states. PROCEDURES Serum samples collected from dogs from 2005 through June 2009 were tested for H3N8 CIV antibodies with a hemagglutination inhibition assay. Intrinsic factors (age, breed, and sex… CONTINUE READING

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