Feline Parvo Virus, Parent of Canine Parvo Virus

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By Dr. Matthew Panarella. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This episode dives in to Feline Parvo Virus (FPV). Known by other names such as feline distemper, feline plague and feline infectious enteritis, I prefer FPV. This is a serious contagious and infectious disease of cats primarily infecting kittens and unvaccinated or partially vaccinted cats. It is ubiquitous and worldwide. Cats are less likely to survive a serious infection than dogs, by 50%. Recovered or vaccinated cats have lifelong immunity. I have posted several links below for further reading.

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