Feline immunodeficiency virus

Dawson, Susan, Squires, Richard, Kennedy, Melissa, Hosie, Margaret J., and Willett, Brian J. (2008) Feline immunodeficiency virus. In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) Vetstream FELIS. Vetstream, UK, pp. 1-3.

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Abstract

TAXONOMY

Family: Retroviridae.

Group: Lentivirus.

ETYMOLOGY:

Lenti - from Latin lenti meaning slow because of slow pathogenic process, ie long incubation period from infection to exhibition of clinical signs.

SIGNIFICANCE:

In cats: Eventually causes immunodeficiency.

In humans: Not zoonotic.

Item ID: 18758
Item Type: Book Chapter (Reference)
Additional Information:

This is a Vetstream FELIS peer reviewed journal article that was first published online in November 2008. It is updated quarterly.

ISSN: 1757-8264
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2011 00:29
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0707 Veterinary Sciences > 070712 Veterinary Virology @ 100%
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