New test identifies, differentiates 3 parvovirus strains

11/8/2013 | ScienceDaily

Researchers at the Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory have developed a single real-time PCR assay that identifies all three parvovirus strains and determines which is responsible for a given infection. Parvovirus generally strikes young dogs hardest, causing dangerous immunosuppression and intestinal bleeding, and early diagnosis and treatment are essential. However, vaccines exist to prevent parvovirus and are the preferred means of control.

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