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Clinical importance: Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infections are found in cats worldwide. Both infections are associated with a variety of clinical signs and can impact quality of life and longevity. Scope: This document is an update of the 2008 American...

Author(s)
Little, S.; Levy, J.; Hartmann, K.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.; Hosie, M.; Olah, G.; St Denis, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 1, pp 5-30
Abstract

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) are among the most important feline infectious diseases worldwide. This retrospective study investigated survival times and effects of selected predictor factors on survival time in a population of owned pet cats in Northern Italy ...

Author(s)
Spada, E.; Perego, R.; Sgamma, E. A.; Proverbio, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 150, pp 38-46
Abstract

Exogenous feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is a feline gammaretrovirus that results in a variety of disease outcomes. Endogenous FeLV (enFeLV) is a replication-defective provirus found in species belonging to the Felis genus, which includes the domestic cat (Felis catus). There have been few studies...

Author(s)
Powers, J. A.; Chiu, E. S.; Kraberger, S. J.; Roelke-Parker, M.; Lowery, I.; Erbeck, K.; Troyer, R.; Carver, S.; VandeWoude, S.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Journal of Virology, 2018, 92, 18, pp e00649-18
Abstract

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is horizontally transmitted among cats and causes a variety of hematopoietic disorders. Five subgroups of FeLV, A to D and T, each with distinct receptor usages, have been described. Recently, we identified a new FeLV Env (TG35-2) gene from a pseudotyped virus that does ...

Author(s)
Miyake, A.; Kawasaki, J.; Ha Ngo; Makundi, I.; Muto, Y.; Khan, A. H.; Smith, D. J.; Nishigaki, K.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Journal of Virology, 2019, 93, 13, pp e00269-19
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For this retrospective study clinical, haematological and virology parameters were analysed from 21 cats received at the Clinic for Internal Diseases of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb, with severe clinical signs of feline leukaemia, feline immunodeficiency, or both...

Author(s)
Rudan, N.; Marković, E.; Kučer, N.
Publisher
Veterinarski Fakultet Sveučilišta u Zagrebu (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb), Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarski Arhiv, 2017, 87, 6, pp 731-743
Abstract

Oral lesions are common problems in feline medicine worldwide, and may be associated with different causes, such as infectious agents. There are only a few studies reporting the chief oral diseases and the results for retrovirus tests in shelter cats in Brazil, especially in the South region. This...

Author(s)
Silva, A. P.; Flores, M.; Mazaro, R.; Luz, F.; Silva, M.; Fighera, R. A.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2019, 39, 7, pp 516-522
Abstract

Feline foamy virus (FFV) and feline leukemia virus (FeLV) belong to the Retroviridae family. While disease has not been reported for FFV infection, FeLV infection can cause anemia and immunosuppression (progressive infection). Co-infection with FFV/FeLV allows evaluation of the pathogenic potential ...

Author(s)
Cavalcante, L. T. F.; Muniz, C. P.; Jia HongWei; Augusto, A. M.; Troccoli, F.; Medeiros, S. de O.; Dias, C. G. A.; Switzer, W. M.; Soares, M. A.; Santos, A. F.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2018, 10, 12, pp 702
Abstract

Background: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) has been increasingly recognized in cats living in areas endemic for the disease. Co-infection with Leishmania infantum and other infectious agents is well established in dogs. However, for cats, data on co-infections with L. infantum and other infectious...

Author(s)
Marcondes, M.; Hirata, K. Y.; Vides, J. P.; Sobrinho, L. S. V.; Azevedo, J. S.; Vieira, T. S. W. J.; Vieira, R. F. C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 131, pp (20 March 2018)
Abstract

Background: Continuing the series on the most important feline pathogens in the Retroviridae family, the authors describe the aetiology, epidemiology, pathomechanism, clinical findings, diagnostics, therapy and prevention of Feline leukemia virus (FeLV). Aetiology, epidemiology: Feline leukemia...

Author(s)
Szilasi, A.; Dénes, L.; Balka, G.
Publisher
Herman Ottó Institute Nonprofit Ltd., Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja, 2018, 140, 8, pp 457-472
Abstract

Feline lungworms affect the respiratory tract of domestic cats causing respiratory conditions of various degrees. In this study, we investigated the exposure of cats to feline lungworm infections by detecting antibodies in a large population of animals from several regions of Italy. Sera of 1087...

Author(s)
Cavalera, M. A.; Schnyder, M.; Gueldner, E. K.; Furlanello, T.; Iatta, R.; Brianti, E.; Strube, C.; Colella, V.; Otranto, D.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2019, 118, 8, pp 2377-2382

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