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parvovirus

 [pahr´vo-vi″rus]
a group of extremely small, morphologically similar, ether-resistant DNA viruses, including the adeno-associated viruses.
human parvovirus B19 B19 virus.

Par·vo·vi·rus

(par'vō-vī'rŭs),
A genus of viruses (family Parvoviridae) that replicate autonomously in suitable cells. Strain B19 infects humans, causing erythema infectiosum and aplastic crisis in hemolytic anemia.
[L. parvus, small, + virus]

parvovirus

/par·vo·vi·rus/ (pahr´vo-vi″rus) any virus belonging to the family Parvoviridae.

Parvovirus

/Par·vo·vi·rus/ (pahr´vo-vi″rus) parvoviruses; a genus of viruses (family Parvoviridae) infecting mammals and birds; human parvoviruses cause aplastic crisis, erythema infectiosum, hydrops fetalis, spontaneous abortion, and fetal death.

parvovirus

(pär′vō-vī′rəs)
n. pl. parvovi·ruses
1. Any of a family of very small DNA viruses that cause various diseases in animals, including feline panleukopenia, canine parvovirus, and fifth disease in humans.
2.
a. A highly contagious infectious disease of dogs, especially puppies, characterized by lethargy, fever, vomiting, and diarrhea. It is spread through feces from infected animals.
b. The parvovirus that is the causative agent of this disease. In both subsenses also called canine parvovirus, parvo.

Par·vo·vi·rus

(pahr'vō-vī'rŭs)
A genus of viruses that replicate autonomously in suitable cells.
[L. parvus, small, + virus]

parvovirus

a virus of the familyParvoviridae.

bovine parvovirus
commonly infects the intestinal tract of cattle, but does not cause clinical disease; called also Hadenvirus or hemadsorbing enterovirus.
canine parvovirus type 1 (CPV1)
is not associated with clinical disease. Called also minute canine virus (MCV).
canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV2)
the cause of enteritis in dogs, particularly puppies. Clinical signs include vomiting and diarrhea, often with blood, high fever, dehydration and a leukopenia. Perinatal or in utero infection may result in generalized disease or acute myocarditis. There is a high mortality rate in young puppies, but vaccines are available for prevention of the disease.
feline parvovirus
see feline panleukopenia.
porcine parvovirus
a cause of stillbirths, abortion, mummification, embryonic death and infertility in young sows (SMEDI) which become infected with a parvovirus in early gestation.
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