Infected animals can die from complications of severe dehydration and shock. Transmission occurs when dogs ingest feces of infected dogs. Symptoms: depression, loss of appetite, bloody and watery diarrhea with rancid odor.
(Latin, parvo = poor) a family of viruses that infect many species. Human parvovirus B19 (a single-strand 5,594 nucleotide DNA Class II virus) infection is also called "fifth disease" and occurs mainly in children. Animal parvoviruses do not infect humans. (More? Defect - Parvovirus)
Most common in puppies up to six months in age, Canine Parvovirus is viral infection that attacks the intestinal tract, bone marrow, and sometimes the nervous system. Symptoms include: nasal discharge, pus in eyes, rapid weight loss, dehydration, vomiting and fever. If left untreated, your Great Dane's heart can be damaged, resulting in fatality.
a family of viruses, several species of which infect humans, including the adeno-associated viruses which are used as vectors in biotechnology. Parvoviruses tend to infect rapidly growing tissues. Symptoms include fever, malaise and possibly skin rash.
A highly contagious febrile disease of canines and especially dogs that is caused by a parvovirus (genus Parvovirus), is spread especially by contact with infected feces, and is marked by loss of appetite, lethargy, often bloody diarrhea and vomiting, and sometimes death called also parvo.
Parvovirus, commonly called parvo, is a genus of the Parvoviridae family linear, non-segmented single stranded DNA viruses with an average genome size of 5 kbp. Parvoviruses are some of the smallest viruses found in nature (hence the name, from Latin parvus meaning small).