Symptoms of panleukopenia are fever, vomiting, diarrhea and seizures, and it is fatal in kittens that have not been vaccinated against it. Treatment includes giving fluids intravenously until vomiting and diarrhea subside, then giving the cat a bland diet in small portions. Antibiotics are given to prevent bacterial infections but not viral infections.
The panleukopenia virus is spread through contact with feces and urine of infected cats. Fleas can also spread the virus. The virus remains in a cat's system for six weeks after the cat recovers.Learn more about Software