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Vol. 10, Issue 1 (2021)

Canine parvovirus infection: A case report

Author(s):
P Suvethika and K Sangli Vikram Kumar
Abstract:
Canine parvovirus is an infectious and deadly disease that commonly infects puppies at 1-6 months of age. The hemorrhagic enteritis commonly quoted as foul smelling bloody diarrhea is the main cause of death in infected dogs. Dogs which are infected, shed viruses in their faeces and non vaccinated dogs gets affected. The present case report was reported at The Animalia Veterinary Care, Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu, India. The pups which belongs to breed Labrador Retriever (1), German Shepherd (2), Rajapalayam (1), Chippiparai (1) and Non-descript (1) between 2 to 5 months of age were reported with the history of foul smelling bloody diarrhea, loss of appetite, severe dehydration, vomiting and sub-normal temperature. Based on these clinical signs and symptoms, it was tentatively diagnosed Canine Parvovirus infection. These dogs were then immediately subjected for treatment. Treatment was carried out for approximately 5 to 7 days. All dogs were recovered uneventfully. The aim of the present case report is to frame a diagnostic and treatment protocol based on the signs and symptoms of parvovirus infection in puppies below 6 months of age.
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How to cite this article:
P Suvethika, K Sangli Vikram Kumar. Canine parvovirus infection: A case report. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(1):141-143.

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