: an acute usually fatal epizootic disease especially of cats that is caused by a parvovirus (species Feline panleukopenia virus of the genus Parvovirus) and is marked by fever, diarrhea and dehydration, and destruction of white blood cells
Recent Examples on the Web The cat area briefly closed in July after some kittens were infected by panleukopenia, which is deadly to unvaccinated felines. —USA TODAY, 6 Sep. 2019 All pet adoptions are spayed or neutered, given age-appropriate vaccines (including rabies and distemper/parvo/panleukopenia), heartworm or feline leukemia/FIV tested and microchipped. —Chris Sims, Indianapolis Star, 11 June 2019
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