"Distemper" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Canine Distemper
- Canine Distempers
- Distempers, Canine
- Distemper, Canine
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