12. Parvovirus Infections

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén4,5,
  2. J. Paul Duff6 and
  3. Anna Meredith7
  1. Nicola Decaro1,
  2. Canio Buonavoglia DVM1,
  3. Marie-Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis Dr Med Vet, Dip ECZM (Wild Pop Health)3 and
  4. Christian Gortázar Dr3

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch12

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Decaro, N., Buonavoglia, C., Ryser-Degiorgis, M.-P. and Gortázar, C. (2012) Parvovirus Infections, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 4

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 5

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 6

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 7

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Veterinary Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bari, Valenzano (Bari), Italy

  2. 3

    IREC National Wildlife Research Institute, (CSIC-UCLM-JCCM), Ciudad Real, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442



  • parvovirus infections, PPV in genus Parvovirus;
  • parvoviruses, small, non-enveloped viruses;
  • family Parvoviridae, Parvovirinae and Densovirinae;
  • canine parvoviral enteritis;
  • CPV2, autonomous, genetically/antigenically unrelated;
  • antigenic variants, in domestic dogs of Europe;
  • CPV2 in domestic dogs (Canis familiaris), and target canines;
  • haematology for CPV2-induced lymphopenia detection;
  • FPLV, parvovirus closely related to CPV2;
  • AMDV, single-stranded DNA virus in genus Amdovirus


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Canine Parvoviral Enteritis

  • Feline Panleucopenia

  • Aleutian Disease

  • Porcine Parvovirus Infection in Wild Boar

  • Other Parvovirus Infections

  • References