Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res. j. vet. pract. 1 (3): 36 - 38
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Arslan Tariq1*, Asim Shahzad2
1Department of Clinics Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of veterinary sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan; 2Department of Pathology, Faculty of veterinary sciences, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
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Canine parvovirus infection is one of the biggest causes of death in canines due to hemorrhagic enteritis. A pup showing related clinical signs of this infection was seen in outdoor clinic at department of Clinic Medicine and Surgery (CMS), University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan. Anorexia, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, swollen lymph nodes and high fever provided initial base to diagnose the disease as parvovirus infection. Further confirmation was done with complete blood count (CBC) in which leukopenia was seen. Disease was treated for 7 day symptomatically. Clinical sign of disease started vanishing from 5th day of treatment. CBC was again done after 10 days to check the immune status of animal. Increase in leukocyte count confirmed that animal was going towards recovery.

Key Words: Pup; Bloody diarrhea; Parvovirus infection; Modified live virus vaccines