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Introduction: Distemper

Description of Distemper

Distemper: A name for several highly contagious viral diseases of animals, especially canine distemper. In dogs, it is caused by the canine distemper virus (DISTEMPER VIRUS, CANINE). It is characterized by a diphasic fever, leukopenia, gastrointestinal and respiratory inflammation and sometimes, neurologic complications. In cats it is known as FELINE PANLEUKOPENIA.
Source: MeSH 2007

Terms associated with Distemper:

Terms Similar to Distemper:

  • Canine Distemper
  • Distemper, Canine

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Distemper

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Distemper

The following list attempts to classify Distemper into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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