canine adenovirus


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Related to canine adenovirus: Canine parvovirus, Canine adenovirus 1

canine adenovirus

a virus that causes respiratory disease in dogs; not zoonotic; component of the vaccines routinely administered to dogs; attenuated virus is protective against both CAV-1 and CAV-2.
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Assaf, "Genotypic characterization of type-2 variants of canine adenovirus," American Journal of Veterinary Research, vol.
The acquired partial sequence of the bat AdV-2 DNA polymerase with the closest relation to canine adenovirus (only 74% at the nucleic acid level) and the isolation from a new animal host suggests that this virus is a new adenovirus species within the genus Mastadenovirus.
veterinary organizations strongly suggest that dog owners have their animals vaccinated routinely as a means of protecting them against infection by three potentially deadly viruses: canine parvovirus (CPV), canine distemper virus (CDV) and canine adenovirus (CAV).