Parainfluenza virus

Canine parainfluenza virus causes acute upper respiratory disease, which is usually mild. Co-infection with other viruses (canine adenovirus type 2, canine herpesvirus...) or bacteria (especially Bordetella bronchiseptica) results in a more severe disease - canine infectious tracheobronchitis or "kennel cough". The main clinical signs are a severe paroxysmal cough with retching and vomiting, and discharge from the eyes and nose.

Contact

MVDr. Roman Masopust
+420 770 118 901
roman.masopust@svupraha.cz

Description

Parainfluenza virus testing uses specific PCR methods for virus detection and specific NIFR methods for antibody detection.

Molecular biology

RNDr. Alexander Nagy, Ph.D.
+420 770 118 897
alexander.nagy@svupraha.cz

Information and Results

+420 251 031 704
+420 251 031 302
ester.kucerova@svupraha.cz

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