Feline panleukopenia

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    Feline panleukopenia  VS 441
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    Panleukopenia virus All members of the genus Felidae are  susceptible, as well as raccoons and  mink Primarily a disease of young cats Viral—a parvovirus  Persistent in the environment
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    Panlekopenia virus Shed in feces, urine, saliva, vomitus  early in course of infection Spread by direct contact with infected  animals or contaminated environments Infection via ingestion, inhalation Sick animals are  highly  contagious Viremia within 24 hours of ingestion
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    Signs Related to tissues attacked by virus Virus goes for actively dividing cells Bone marrow, lymphoid tissue, GI tract In fetus, neonate, brain tissue-- cerebellum
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    Signs Sudden onset Fever—104 F or greater Depression Anorexia Vomiting, diarrhea Neurologic signs—cerebellar, retinal
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    Signs Can have peracute case with death as  presenting sign Pregnant queens may abort or produce  stillborn litters
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2009 for the course VS 441 taught by Professor Newell during the Fall '03 term at Becker College.

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