Feline host range of Canine parvovirus: Recent emergence of new antigenic types in cats

Yasuhiro Ikeda, Kazuya Nakamura, Takayuki Miyazawa, Yukinobu Tohya, Eiji Takahashi, Masami Mochizuki

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

67 Scopus citations

Abstract

Since the emergence of Canine parvovirus (CPV-2) in the late 1970s, CPV-2 has evolved consecutively new antigenic types, CPV-2a and 2b. Although CPV-2 did not have a feline host range, CPV-2a and 2b appear to have gained the ability to replicate in cats. Recent investigations demonstrate the prevalence of CPV-2a and 2b infection in a wide range of cat populations. We illustrate the pathogenic potential of CPV in cats and assess the risk caused by CPV variants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-346
Number of pages6
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Feline host range of Canine parvovirus: Recent emergence of new antigenic types in cats'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Ikeda, Y., Nakamura, K., Miyazawa, T., Tohya, Y., Takahashi, E., & Mochizuki, M. (2002). Feline host range of Canine parvovirus: Recent emergence of new antigenic types in cats. Emerging infectious diseases, 8(4), 341-346. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid0804.010228