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Suspected post-vaccinal acute polyradiculoneuritis in a puppy : short communication

R. Gehring, B. Eggars
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association | Vol 72, No 2 | a626 | DOI: | © 2001 R. Gehring, B. Eggars | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 July 2001 | Published: 09 July 2001

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A 4-month-old German shepherd puppy developed hindquarter weakness after vaccination with a multivalent vaccine. This is suggestive of post-vaccinal polyradiculoneuritis. To date, only 1 similar case has been reported, which may be due to the under-reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions.


Adverse Drug Reaction; Multivalent Distemper-Parainfluenza-Parvovirus-Adenovirus (Type 2) Modified-Live Vaccine; Post-Vaccinal Polyradiculoneuritis


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