canine distemper


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canine distemper

[′kā‚nīn dis′tem·pər]
(veterinary medicine)
A pantropic virus disease occurring among animals of the family Canidae.
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An immunochromatography assay for rapid antemortem diagnosis of dogs suspected to have canine distemper. J.
Epizootiology of canine distemper in New Jersey raccoons.
In addition to the canine distemper virus, ferrets are unusual in that they can become infected with human influenza.
The competitions are designed to investigate problems that Scheiner says "had fallen between the cracks" of previous NIH and NSF efforts--current winners are investigating issues such as bat-transmitted diseases in Malaysia and canine distemper in dogs, lions, and other mammals in East Africa's Serengeti region.
In the 1920s it supported tests to develop vaccines against canine distemper, and in November 1933 printed an article by Sir Malcolm Campbell (then holder of the World Land Speed Record) on `Some Causes of Road Accidents', in which safety testing of all cars after eight years was proposed--the forerunner of today's MOT.
The sudden decline in the fox population of Santa Catalina Island is attributed to canine distemper, most likely brought to the island by a domestic dog (Coonan 2001b).
The largemouth bass virus system may be a good general model for understanding the biology of other emerging viruses of wildlife, such as the West Nile virus, the Ebola virus and newly emerging viruses related to canine distemper.
Despite high hopes and intense monitoring, the Meeteetse ferret population dropped precipitously following epidemics of sylvatic plague and canine distemper that swept through the Wyoming prairie dog communities in the mid-1980s.
For example, Gordon et al described the presence of canine distemper virus RNA in pagetic bone lesions.
1988: As many as 6,000 North Sea seals killed by canine distemper.

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