Feline panleukopenia (also known as infectious enteritis or cat plague) is caused by a virus of the family Parvoviridae, of the genus Parvovirus (a small, small-sized DNA-containing virus with icosahedral symmetry). It is considered a type species of the genus.
This is one of the most resistant viruses of this group, which has been known for over 100 years. It is 98% homologous to parvovirus type 2 dogs (CPV-2). Continue reading