Monday , 22 April 2024

Parvovirus infection in Pups and Pattern of Immune Response Elicited: an Editorial

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Ganguly Subha*
AICRP On Post Harvest Technology (ICAR), Department of Fish Processing Technology, Faculty of Fishery Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, 5, Budherhat Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Kolkata – 700 094, West Bengal, India
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The disease is highly infectious and spreads from infected to healthy ones by direct or indirect contact through their feces. The infection is severe in puppies that are not protected by maternal antibodies or vaccination. It has   two distinct presentations, cardiac and intestinal form. The disease is both controlled by monovalent and multivalent vaccines. Canine parvovirus 2 (CPV2) is a relatively new disease that appeared in the late 1970s. It was first recognized in 1978 and spread worldwide within one to two years.
Key words:  Canine parvovirus, Pups, Vaccines

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