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Detection of parvoviruses in wolf feces by electron microscopy

June 16, 2010

One hundred fifteen wolf (Canis lupus) feces were collected between 1980 and 1984 from northeastern Minnesota and were examined for canine parvovirus by negative contrast electron microscopy. Of these, seven (6%) samples revealed the presence of parvovirus. Some of these viruses were able to grow in cell cultures forming intranuclear inclusion bodies and giant cells.

Citation Information

Publication Year 1988
Title Detection of parvoviruses in wolf feces by electron microscopy
DOI
Authors M.A. Muneer, I.O. Farah, K.A. Pomeroy, S.M. Goyal, L. D. Mech
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Series Number
Index ID 5220760
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Patuxent Wildlife Research Center