serologic survey for selected infectious disease agents in swift and kit foxes from the western united states.a serologic survey of swift fox (vulpes velox) and kit fox (v. macrotis) from the western usa was conducted for 12 infectious diseases. samples from swift fox were collected between 1987 and 1992 from colorado (n = 44), kansas (n = 10), and wyoming (n = 9). samples from kit fox were collected in california (n = 86), new mexico (n = 18), utah (n = 9), and arizona (n = 6). overall antibody prevalence rates were 33 of 110 (30%) for canine parvovirus (cpv), 9 of 72 (13%) for canine distemper virus ( ...200011085448
morbidity-mortality factors and survival of an urban coyote population in arizona.the health of coyotes (canis latrans) in urban areas has not been studied. our objectives were to assess the health of coyotes in tucson (arizona, usa) by determining the prevalence of antibodies to selected pathogens, estimating survival rates, and identifying sources of mortality. we drew blood from 22 coyotes to evaluate the prevalence of heartworm (dirofilaria immitis) antigens, and antibodies to canine distemper virus (cdv), infectious canine hepatitis (ich), canine parvovirus (cpv), and se ...200111310882
occurrence of canine parvovirus type 2c in the united states.canine parvovirus (cpv) type 2 (cpv-2) emerged around 1978 as a major pathogen of dogs worldwide. in the mid-1980s, the original cpv-2 had evolved and was completely replaced by 2 variants, cpv-2a and cpv-2b. in 2000, a new variant of cpv (named cpv-2c) was detected in italy and now cocirculates with types 2a and 2b in that country. the cpv-2c has also been reported from single outbreaks in vietnam and spain. this study was conducted to determine if cpv-2c occurs in the united states. thirty-thr ...200717823398
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