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Frequent cross-species transmission of parvoviruses among diverse carnivore hosts

Journal of Virology

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DOI: 10.1128/JVI.02428-12

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Abstract

Although parvoviruses are commonly described in domestic carnivores, little is known about their biodiversity in nondomestic species. A phylogenetic analysis of VP2 gene sequences from puma, coyote, gray wolf, bobcat, raccoon, and striped skunk revealed two major groups related to either feline panleukopenia virus (“FPV-like”) or canine parvovirus (“CPV-like”). Cross-species transmission was commonplace, with multiple introductions into each host species but, with the exception of raccoons, relatively little evidence for onward transmission in nondomestic species.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Frequent cross-species transmission of parvoviruses among diverse carnivore hosts
Series title:
Journal of Virology
DOI:
10.1128/JVI.02428-12
Volume
87
Issue:
4
Year Published:
2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
American Society for Microbiology
Contributing office(s):
National Wildlife Health Center
Description:
6 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Journal of Virology
First page:
2342
Last page:
2347
Country:
United States
State:
Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Montana New Mexico, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin
Online Only (Y/N):
N
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N