Vol. 9, Issue 6 (2020)
Prevalence of canine parvovirus infection in Bikaner (Rajasthan) by polymerase chain reaction
Jitendra Tanwar, DK Bihani, Sunita Choudhary, Gaurav Jain and Anju Chahar
The present study was focused on prevalence of canine parvovirus infection in dogs of north western arid area Bikaner (Rajasthan). Prevalence rate was studied on the basis of age, breed and gender. A total of 100 dogs’ of different age, breed and gender which were presented to the VCC, College of Veterinary and Animal Science, Bikaner showing signs of diarrhea (hemorrhagic or non- hemorrhagic) and vomiting were selected for the present study and fecal samples were collected for isolation of DNA using polymerase chain reaction. The overall prevalence of CPV infection was found to be 30 per cent by PCR. The prevalence of canine parvovirus infection was highest in male dogs (34.61%) and in less than 3 months of age (40.54%) dogs, Labrador breed has shown highest prevalence of 41.66% and non-vaccinated dogs showed 43.33% of prevalence.
How to cite this article:
Jitendra Tanwar, DK Bihani, Sunita Choudhary, Gaurav Jain, Anju Chahar. Prevalence of canine parvovirus infection in Bikaner (Rajasthan) by polymerase chain reaction. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(6):131-133.