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Demonstration of Parvovirus in Diarrheic African Cheetahs (Acinonyx-Jubatus-Jubatus Schreber, 1775)

VALICEK L, SMID B, VAHALA J
Veterinarni Medicina 38, 1993, 245-249

Parvovirus was demonstrated in the intestinal content of diarrhoeic African cheetahs by electron microscopy. The virus was isolated in a feline kidney cell line inoculated with a filtrate of the intestinal content. Its growth characteristics, cytopathic effect, agglutination of porcine erythrocytes, structure, and results of immunoelectron microscopic examination were indistinguishable from those of feline panleukopenia virus


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