Feline panleukopenia (feline infectious enteritis, feline parvoviral enteritis)
Squires, Richard A. (2010) Feline panleukopenia (feline infectious enteritis, feline parvoviral enteritis). In: The Merck Veterinary Manual. Merck & Co, Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA, pp. 722-724.
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[Extract] Feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious, often fatal, viral disease of cats that is seen worldwide. Kittens are affected most severely. The causative parvovirus is very resistant; it can persist for 1 yr at room temperature in the environment, if protected in organic material. Feline panleukopenia is now seen infrequently by veterinarians, presumably as a consequence of widespread vaccine use. However, infection rates remain high in some unvaccinated cat populations, and the disease occasionally is seen in vaccinated, pedigreed kittens that have been exposed to a high virus challenge.
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