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Canine and feline pregnancy loss due to viral and non-infectious causes: a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18547635     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Among the causes for pregnancy loss, viruses and non-infectious factors are among the most important. In both dogs and cats, research and clinical evidence provide proof that there is an increasing incidence of pregnancy loss associated with infectious diseases like herpesvirus, as well as the presence of toxicants or chemicals in the animal's diet and environment. Endocrine causes must be taken into consideration when dealing with pregnancy loss. This review will cover the most recent knowledge regarding viral and non-infectious of pregnancy losses in the dog and cat.
J Verstegen; G Dhaliwal; K Verstegen-Onclin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2008-06-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Theriogenology     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0093-691X     ISO Abbreviation:  Theriogenology     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-30     Completed Date:  2008-10-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421510     Medline TA:  Theriogenology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-19     Citation Subset:  IM    
Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Small Animal Reproduction Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 SW 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32610-0136, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Veterinary / etiology*
Cat Diseases / virology*
Dog Diseases / virology*
Pregnancy Complications / veterinary*
Virus Diseases / complications,  veterinary*

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