Test description :
Feline Coronavirus (FCV) is a highly contagious virus mainly affecting dogs. The disease is highly contagious and is spread from dog to dog by direct or indirect contact with their feces. The clinical symptoms appear usually 3-7 days post infection. The common signs of the infection are severe vomiting and dysentery. Treatment often involves veterinary hospitalization. Vaccines can prevent this infection. Feline Coronavirus was originally thought to cause serious gastrointestinal disease, but now most cases are considered to be very mild or without symptoms. A more serious complication of feline coronavirus occurs when the dog is also infected with feline parvovirus. Coronavirus infection of the intestinal villi makes the cells more susceptible to parvovirus infection. This causes a much more severe disease than either virus can separately quickVET FCV Antigen Rapid Test utilizes Monoclonal anti-FCV antibody to capture the antigen present in the feces. The captured viral antigens are detected using colloidal gold conjugated detection antibody.