Feline immunology and immunodeficiency
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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Feline immunodeficiency virus infection.,
  • Feline immunodeficiency virus.,
  • Cats -- Immunology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by B.J. Willett and O. Jarrett.
SeriesOxford science publications
ContributionsWillett, B. J., Jarrett, O.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSF986.I55 F45 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 359 p., [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1103542M
ISBN 100198547773
LC Control Number94028560

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In May , a symposium was held in Scotland on the theme of feline immunology and immunodeficiency, and the production of this book was inspired by that meeting. It contains contributions from many of the participants, with additional chapters from others who were either unable to attend the meeting or whose work came to the attention of the editors as a result of the meeting. Feline Immunology and Immunodeficiency Oxford Science Publications: : B.J. Willett, O. Jarrett: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa dura. The feline immunodeficiency virus and the feline leukemia virus are detected worldwide and are among the most common infectious diseases of domestic cats, others small felids and wild cats, and causes immunodeficiency, with increased risk for opportunistic infections, neurologic diseases, and tumors. Merck and the Merck Veterinary Manual. Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. From developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease to helping people in need, we are committed to improving health and well-being around the world.

Get this from a library! Basic immunology. [Jacqueline Sharon] -- With Basic Immunology, Jacqueline Sharon presents a concise, up-to-date introduction to the principles of medical immunology. The book uses minimal references, and includes study questions and. Ian R. Tizard, in Encyclopedia of Immunology (Second Edition), Feline immunodeficiency virus. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is a widespread lentivirus that infects domestic and wild cats. Infection with this virus results in progressive depletion of CD4 + T lymphocytes. The resulting disease in many respects resembles human acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and is an. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is a member of the lentivirus subfamily of retroviruses. It is an RNA virus with outer envelope and nucleocapsid. FIV originally was isolated in from a cattery in northern California; however, retrospective assays of stored cat sera have shown that FIV has been widely distributed worldwide since at least the s. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is a lentivirus that affects cats worldwide, with % to % of felines being infected. FIV differs taxonomically from two other feline retroviruses, feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline foamy virus (FFV), and is more closely related to human immunodeficiency virus ().Within FIV, five subtypes have been identified based on nucleotide sequence Class: incertae sedis.

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is a member of the retroviridae family of viruses and causes an acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in domestic and non-domestic cats worldwide. Merck and the Merck Veterinary Manual Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. From developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease to helping people in need, we are committed to improving health and well-being around the world. INTRODUCTION. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV Pet) was discovered in from a cattery of stray cats with high mortality rates caused by immunodeficiency-like diseases [].Both natural and experimental infections with FIV cause a major loss of CD3 + CD4 + T cells that precedes a protracted asymptomatic phase followed by a symptomatic phase consisting of immunodeficiency-associated diseases Cited by: Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is a naturally-occurring, large animal model of lentiviral-induced immunodeficiency syndrome, and has been used as a model of HIV pathogenesis and therapeutic.