Rubarth's disease

[ roo-bahrts, -bahrths ]
/ ˈru bɑrts, -bɑrθs /

noun

a common, rapidly progressing viral hepatitis of dogs and other carnivores, often confused with canine distemper.

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Also called infectious canine hepatitis.

Origin of Rubarth's disease

Named after Carl Sven Rubarth (1905–96), Swedish veterinarian, who described it in 1947

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