Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

, Volume 50, Issue 1, pp 329–333 | Cite as

Isolation and genome characterization of canine parvovirus type 2c in Brazil

  • Felipe Wolf Jaune
  • Isis Indaiara Gonçalves Granjeiro Taques
  • Jackeliny dos Santos Costa
  • João Pessoa AraújoJr
  • Márcia H. B. Catroxo
  • Luciano Nakazato
  • Daniel Moura de AguiarEmail author
Veterinary Microbiology - Short Communication


This study focused on the isolation and characterization of parvovirus in an infected dog in midwestern Brazil. Non-enveloped icosahedral parvovirus-like particles were isolated in CRFK cells and were allocated to a clade comprised of strains of CPV-2c, based on genome analysis. This is the first isolate of CPV-2c genomically characterized in Brazil.


Transmission electron microscopy Diarrhea Culture Dogs 



We gratefully acknowledge the following Brazilian research funding agencies: FAPEMAT (Research Support Foundation of the State of Mato Grosso) for its financial support of this work (under process no. 570083/2008) and CAPES (Federal Agency for the Support and Improvement of Higher Education) and CNPq (National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) for scholarships awarded to I.I.G.G. Taques and for Scientific Productivity Grants awarded to L. Nakazato, J.P. Araújo Jr., and D.M. Aguiar.

Compliance with ethical standards

This study was approved by the Animal Ethics Committee of the Federal University of Mato Grosso under the protocol 23108.031550/09-02.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Felipe Wolf Jaune
    • 1
  • Isis Indaiara Gonçalves Granjeiro Taques
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jackeliny dos Santos Costa
    • 1
    • 2
  • João Pessoa AraújoJr
    • 3
  • Márcia H. B. Catroxo
    • 4
  • Luciano Nakazato
    • 5
  • Daniel Moura de Aguiar
    • 2
    • 6
    Email author
  1. 1.Postgraduate Program in Veterinary Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FAVET)Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT)CuiabáBrazil
  2. 2.Laboratory of Virology and Rickettsiosis, Veterinary Hospital (HOVET), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FAVET)Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT)CuiabáBrazil
  3. 3.Laboratory of Molecular Diagnostics, Institute of Biotechnology (IBTEC)São Paulo State University (UNESP)BotucatuBrazil
  4. 4.Laboratory of Electron MicroscopyBiological Institute (IB)São PauloBrazil
  5. 5.Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Veterinary Hospital (HOVET), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FAVET)Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT)CuiabáBrazil
  6. 6.Laboratório de Virologia e RickettsiosesHospital Veterinário da Universidade Federal de Mato GrossoCuiabáBrazil

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