Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Feline panleucopenia virus disease

Synonym(s): Parvovirus, FPV, feline infectious enteritis, FIE

Contributor(s): Stephen Barr, Severine Tasker, Kim Willoughby

Introduction

  • Cause: feline panleucopenia virus is a parvovirus.
  • Signs: fetus - abortion, cerebellar hypoplasia; young kittens (neonates, <3 weeks old) - cerebellar hypoplasia, sudden death; older kittens/cats - enteritis, panleucopenia.
  • Diagnosis: signs, history, hematology, detection of FPV antigen in feces, histopathology.
  • Treatment: nursing care, IV fluids, antibiotics, metoclopramide Metoclopramide.
  • Prognosis: mortality 25-75%.

Pathogenesis

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Diagnosis

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Treatment

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Prevention

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Outcomes

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