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A field study was undertaken to (i) measure the prevalence of feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) exposure and FeLV infection in a cross-section of healthy Australian pet cats; and (ii) investigate the outcomes following natural FeLV exposure in two Australian rescue facilities. Group 1 (n=440) consisted ...

Author(s)
Westman, M.; Norris, J.; Malik, R.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.; Harvey, A.; McLuckie, A.; Perkins, M.; Schofield, D.; Marcus, A.; McDonald, M.; Ward, M.; Hall, E.; Sheehy, P.; Hosie, M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2019, 11, 6, pp 503
Abstract

A field study undertaken in Australia compared the antibody responses induced in client-owned cats that had been vaccinated using two inactivated whole feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) vaccines, the monovalent vaccine Fel-O-Vax® Lv-K and the polyvalent vaccine Fel-O-Vax® 5. Serum samples from 428 ...

Author(s)
Westman, M.; Norris, J.; Malik, R.; Hofmann-Lehmann, R.; Parr, Y. A.; Armstrong, E.; McDonald, M.; Hall, E.; Sheehy, P.; Hosie, M. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2021, 13, 2,
Abstract

Practical relevance: Feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) is a retrovirus of domestic cats worldwide. Cats lacking strong FeLV-specific immunity and undergoing progressive infection commonly develop fatal FeLV-associated disease. Many aspects of FeLV infection pathogenesis have been elucidated, some...

Author(s)
Hofmann-Lehmann, R.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2020, 22, 9, pp 831-846
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
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

Objectives: The objective of this study was to compare the diagnostic sensitivities and specificities of WITNESS FeLV-FIV (Zoetis) and SNAP FIV/FeLV Combo Test (IDEXX) for the detection of FeLV p27 antigen in the sera of experimentally feline leukemia virus (FeLV)-infected cats. Methods: Diagnostic ...

Author(s)
Krecic, M. R.; Velineni, S.; Meeus, P.; Fan HuiHao; Loenser, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 1, pp 2055116917748117
Abstract

Retroviruses belong to an important and diverse family of RNA viruses capable of causing neoplastic disease in their hosts. Feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) is a gammaretrovirus that infects domestic and wild cats, causing immunodeficiency, cytopenia and neoplasia in progressively infected cats. The...

Author(s)
Parr, Y. A.; Beall, M. J.; Levy, J. K.; McDonald, M.; Hamman, N. T.; Willett, B. J.; Hosie, M. J.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Viruses, 2021, 13, 3,
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 leukemia virus (FeLV) leads to fatal disease in cats with progressive infection. The aim of this study was to determine the importance of FeLV infection in Switzerland and make a comparison with previous studies. Of 881 blood samples taken from cats living in Switzerland (minimum of 20...

Author(s)
Hofmann-Lehmann, R.; Gönczi, E.; Riond, B.; Meli, M. L.; Willi, B.; Howard, J.; Schaarschmidt-Kiener, D.; Regli, W.; Gilli, U.; Boretti, F. S.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2018, 160, 2, pp 95-105
Abstract

This study aimed to investigate the Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)/Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) infection prevalence among looking healthy stray cats in Western Turkey by serologic and molecular-based tests. A total of 1008 blood samples from the stray cats were used in this study. All samples ...

Author(s)
Muz, D.; Can, H.; Karakavuk, M.; Döskaya, M.; Özdemir, H. G.; Degirmenci Döskaya, A.; Atalay Sahar, E.; Pektas, B.; Karakus, M.; Töz, S.; Özbel, Y.; Gürüz, A. Y.; Muz, M. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2021, 78,

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