Chapter 23. Feline Leukaemia Virus Infection

  1. E.A. Chandler BVetMed, FRCVS,
  2. C.J. Gaskell BVSc, PhD, DVR, MRCVS and
  3. R.M. Gaskell BVSc, PhD, MRCVS
  1. O. Jarrett and
  2. M.J. Hosie

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690727.ch23

Feline Medicine and Therapeutics, Third Edition

Feline Medicine and Therapeutics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Jarrett, O. and Hosie, M.J. (2004) Feline Leukaemia Virus Infection, in Feline Medicine and Therapeutics, Third Edition (eds E.A. Chandler, C.J. Gaskell and R.M. Gaskell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690727.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100328

Online ISBN: 9780470690727

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Keywords:

  • feline leukaemia virus;
  • immunodeficiency;
  • virus-neutralising antibodies;
  • erythroleukaemia;
  • lymphoid leukaemia

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure, replication and persistence of feline leukaemia virus

  • Transmission and pathogenesis

  • Immunity

  • Clinical features of related diseases

  • Therapy

  • Diagnosis

  • Control programmes

  • Management of healthy viraemic cats

  • Vaccination

  • Public-health considerations

  • References