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Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) causes an infection in cats that, in some cases, can also be reported with other pathologies, such as infection with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), feline infectious peritonitis (FIP), and lymphoma. Although, a compromised immune response is reported in these...

Author(s)
Frota, I. D. S.; Souza, J. de O.; Busato, F. de O.; Araujo, C. A. de; Curbani, F.; Olivieri, D.; Tadokoro, C. E.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2020, 50, 12,
Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this retrospective study was to assess outcomes of cats referred to a specialized adoption program for feline leukemia virus (FeLV)-positive cats. Methods: Cats referred to an FeLV-specific adoption program between January 2018 and July 2019 at an animal shelter in...

Author(s)
Lockhart, H. L.; Levy, J. K.; Amirian, E. S.; Hamman, N. T.; Frenden, M. K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 12, pp 1160-1167
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Felis catus gammaherpesvirus-1 (FcaGHV-1) is a newly discovered feline virus, and its effects on the health of cats are not certainly known. Known feline viruses play a huge role in ocular disorders in domestic and wild cats. Also, emerging viruses may be responsible for ophthalmic diseases of ...

Author(s)
Koç, B. T.; Bircan, M.
Publisher
Ankara Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dekanlig, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2020, 68, 1, pp 53-59
Abstract

This issue presents 19 papers that focused on the exciting changes in Feline Medicine. Topics includes: understanding the nutritional needs of healthy cats and those with diet-sensitive conditions; assessing nutritional requirements and current intake; feeding cats for optimal mental and behavioral ...

Publisher
Saunders, An Imprint of Elsevier, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 2020, 50, 5, pp 905-1181
Abstract

Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), two of the most important pathogens of cats, produce chronic systemic diseases with progressive death of cells involved in the immune response, ultimately leading to death. Immunostimulants is one of the few alternatives to the...

Author(s)
Gomez-Lucia, E.; Collado, V. M.; Miró, G.; Martín, S.; Benítez, L.; Doménech, A.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 9,
Abstract

Recently, a gammaherpesvirus was described in domestic cats (FcaGHV1). The goal of the present study was to investigate the presence of FcaGHV1 in Swiss domestic cats and analyze potential risk factors. Blood samples from 881 cats presented to veterinarians in all Swiss cantons and from 91 stray ...

Author(s)
Novacco, M.; Kohan, N. R.; Stirn, M.; Meli, M. L.; Díaz-Sánchez, A. A.; Boretti, F. S.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2019, 11, 8,
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

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 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

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