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2012-08-17 23:03:59

Says Revolutionary Chemical-Free Steam Sanitization Systems Are Scientifically Proven To Wipe Out Canine Parvovirus Disease. Lake Forest, Illinois (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 1-800-GO-VAPOR.com, a leading marketer of vapor steam cleaners with customers in every state in the nation and seven foreign countries, today announced that it intends to actively market the Ladybug Tekno 2350 steam cleaner to animal hospitals. “Disinfectants are used everyday by animal health care staff to kill...

2012-08-05 23:03:37

TANCS®-Equipped Ladybug Steam Cleaners Are Scientifically Proven To Wipe Out The Highly Contagious Disease Of Dogs Without Toxic Chemicals Lake Forest, Illinois (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Steam cleaners armed with Ladybug´s proprietary patented Thermo Accelerated Nano Crystal Sanitation technology–or TANCS®–have already been scientifically proven to eradicate the NDM-1 strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae bacteria and wipe out the drug-resistant MRSA infection with a level...

2012-06-12 23:03:23

The TANCS® equipped steam vapor sanitation system now shown effective against this common pet affliction. Everett, WA (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Advanced Vapor Technologies has announced the results of TANCS steam vapor sanitation for protecting pets from Canine parvovirus disease. Tests show that steam vapor cleaning using TANCS® sanitizes surfaces at a higher effective level than traditional cleaning and is a proven method for killing microbes. In tests done by Microbiotest and Nelson...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

UNION CITY, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (NasdaqGS: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis systems, today announced the Company's Animal Health group has added two new rapid diagnostic tests, the VetScan Canine Parvovirus Rapid Test and the VetScan Giardia Rapid Test. The VetScan Canine Parvovirus Rapid Test was launched in March 2011 and the VetScan Giardia Rapid Test began selling in May 2011 and both rapid tests have been well...

2011-02-04 09:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; Pink Sheets: RHHBY) announced today that the cobas® TaqScreen DPX Test for use on the cobas s 201 system is now available in the US. It is the first commercial test to quantify parvovirus B19 and detect hepatitis A virus (HAV) simultaneously in one assay in human plasma. Human plasma is used to create treatments for life-threatening and chronic diseases and disorders such as hemophilia and primary...

2011-01-24 04:42:00

ORLANDO, Florida, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Canine VacciCheck was discussed during a panel discussion in a vaccination symposium at the NAVC. During this panel discussion, a question was raised as to the options available regarding checking for titers for the core vaccines of Hepatitis, Parvovirus and Distemper. Professor Ronald Schultz from the University of Wisconsin mentioned the Canine VacciCheck as a novel "in house" option for titer checking. Professor Schultz...

2011-01-05 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Florida, January 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Biogal-Galed Labs and Modern Veterinary Therapeutics, LLC (Miami, FL) Announce the Official Launch of Biogal's Canine VacciCheck in the USA. Biogal will officially launch the Canine VacciCheck in the USA at the North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) on January 15-19th 2011 in Orlando, Florida. This conference is the major event of the year in the United States for the small animal veterinarian industry, attracting over 15,000...

2010-05-04 14:54:52

Complete regression of malignant brain tumors after treatment with parvoviruses Particular parvoviruses normally infect rodents, but they are also infectious for human cells. However, they do not cause any disease symptoms in humans. Most importantly, these viruses have an astonishing property: They kill infected tumors cells without causing any damage to healthy tissue. Therefore, scientists in the teams of Jean Rommelaere and Jörg Schlehofer at the German Cancer Research Center...

2008-08-06 18:00:38

A New York State hospital has told nearly 500 patients they may have been exposed to parvovirus, which causes a usually harmless infection. Stony Brook University Medical Center on Long Island said that a medical resident and a nurse have been diagnosed with fifth disease, which is caused by parvovirus, Newsday reported. Fifth disease got its name because it was the fifth of common childhood infections that cause a rash. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines it as a...


Latest Parvovirus Reference Libraries

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2011-02-22 18:09:06

The B19 virus, referred to as parvovirus B19, was first known human virus in the family of parvovirus. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease or commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Discovered in 1975 by Yvonne Cossart, the virus gained its name because it was found in well B19 of a large series of Petri dishes. The virus is mainly spread through infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms usually appear six days after exposure and last about a week. Patients aren't usually...

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2011-01-05 16:08:12

The B19 virus, or parvovirus, was the first found human virus in the parvovirus family. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease also commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Yvonne Cossart discovered it by chance in 1975. It gained its name, B19, due to the labeled Petri dishes it was found in. The virus is classified as erythrovirus due to its capability to invade red blood cell precursors in the bone marrow. It is primarily spread by infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms...

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2011-01-05 15:57:49

Canine parvovirus type 2 is a virus affecting dogs. It is highly contagious and spread from dog to dog through direct or indirect contact with feces. It can be highly dangerous for puppies that don't have maternal antibodies. It can present in cardiac or intestinal form. Vomiting and dysentery are common signs of the intestinal form while respiratory and cardiovascular failure are signs of the cardiac form. Vaccines can prevent infection but when not treated mortality can reach 91%. People...

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2011-01-05 13:57:34

Canine coronavirus, of the Coronaviridae family, is a virus that causes a highly contagious intestinal disease in dogs. It was discovered in 1971 in Germany during an outbreak in sentry dogs. It replicates in the villi of the small intestine. Intestinal disease can be related to virus-induced apoptosis of cells. Originally the virus was thought to be very severe but is now considered to be very mild. It can, however, be serious if the dog is also infected with canine parvovirus....

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