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feline panleukopenia virus (FPV)

A viral infection in cats caused by feline parvovirus (a close relative to canine parvovirus) and spread through contact with an infected cat's bodily fluids, feces, or fleas.  It can result in fever, lethargy and loss of white blood cells.  Also called feline distemper (but not related to canine distemper).

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