canine adenovirus

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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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Evans, "Serologic survey for infectious canine hepatitis virus in grizzly bears (Ursus arctos) from Alaska, 1973 to 1987," Journal of Wildlife Diseases, vol.
Catherine Ford of Omega Rhodesian Ridgebacks in Brookline, New Hampshire, believes her two 3 1/2-month-old puppies contracted infectious canine hepatitis while attending a puppy party at a Massachusetts farm this August.
But she reminds us adenovirus-1 (the cause of infectious canine hepatitis) has been absent from the dog population for so long that epidemiologists no longer know if the feral form is the same version as what the vaccine protects against.

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