Indian Journal of Animal Research

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Indian Journal of Animal Research, volume 51 issue 1 (february 2017) : 159-161

Epidemiology of Canine distemper and Canine parvovirus in pet dogs in Wenzhou, China

Houqiang Luo*, Kun LI1, Hui Zhang2
1<p>Animal Science Department, Wenzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology,&nbsp;Wenzhou 325006, People&rsquo;s Republic of China.</p>
Cite article:- Luo* Houqiang, LI1 Kun, Zhang2 Hui (2016). Epidemiology of Canine distemper and Canine parvovirus inpet dogs in Wenzhou, China . Indian Journal of Animal Research. 51(1): 159-161. doi: 10.18805/ijar.9553.

Canine distemper virus (CDV) and canine parvovirus (CPV) are two common high morbidity and mortality rates viruses in pet dogs. The current research was designed to investigate the two common diseases in pet dogs in Wenzhou, China. Secretions of eyes, nasal cavities and faeces samples from 2406 pet dogs from various districts of Wenzhou were collected at Wenzhou Vocational College of Science and Technology, Wenzhou, affiliated pet hospital from March of 2010 to December of 2014 and were tested CDV and CPV by commercially available rapid test Kits. Results indicated that the overall prevalence of CDV, CPV, and both viruses infections in pet dogs were observed 28.5% (685); 19.6% (471); and 7.0% (168), respectively in Wenzhou, China.

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