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A possible new feline disease identified by veterinarians in Scotland leaves cats walking like robots.
A new study suggests that women who have been infected by two variations of HIV may have a better chance of suppressing the virus then those only infected with one.
Women who have been infected by two different strains of HIV from two different sexual partners – a condition known as HIV superinfection – have more potent antibody responses that block the replication of the virus compared to women who've only been infected once.
Domestic cats, wild bobcats and pumas that live in the same area share the same diseases. And domestic cats may bring them into human homes, according to results of a study of what happens when big and small cats cross paths.
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Could glowing, fluorescent green cats be the next great weapon in the fight against AIDS and the HIV virus?
ATLANTA, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital and public health laboratories across the country are now detecting early-stage HIV infections much sooner than previous tests since the launch of Abbott's ARCHITECTÂ® HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay, a combination antigen-antibody test, in 2010.
The results of a two-year study released on Friday offers the first glimpse of the daily lives of feral and free-roaming house cats, capturing the roaming behavior of 42 owned and un-owned adult cats living in Illinois.
Babies whose mothers have HIV, but who are not HIV-infected themselves, are born with lower levels of specific proteins in their blood called antibodies, which fight infection, compared with babies not exposed to HIV, a new study has found.
Feline viral rhinotracheitis (FVR), caused by feline herpesvirus 1, is an upper respiratory infection of cats. It can also be referred to as feline influenza or feline coryza. FVR causes one-half of respiratory disease in cats. Feline calicivirus is another of the most common diseases to cause respiratory infection in cats. It is very contagious and can cause major problems including death from pneumonia in young kittens. It is transmitted only through direct contact. It reproduces in the...
Feline leukemia virus (FeLV), a retrovirus that infects cats, is transmitted between infected cats through saliva and nasal secretions. If the cat's immune system does not take care of the disease then it can be lethal due to it being a cancer of blood cells called lymphocytes. Symptoms can vary from loss of appetite, to poor coat condition, infections of the skin, bladder and respiratory tract, oral disease, seizures, lymphadenopathy, skin lesions, fatigue, fever, weight loss,...
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