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2010-10-31 00:13:18

The CD4 Initiative at Imperial College, London, funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grants, is nearing a major breakthrough in HIV/AIDS care by developing a simple, inexpensive CD4 point-of-care test specifically designed for resource-poor settings. ImmunoSite Technologies has been developing QA materials for the innovative, disposable test kit. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 Since early 2007, researchers from ImmunoSite Technologies (IST) have been working with a...

2010-09-20 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A man in Minnesota spent more than $10,000 to build his cats a system of tunnels through the house. To a surprising number Americans, that doesn't seem strange at all. Dogs may be our best friend, but members of the 36.2 million households that own a cat will tell you that America is a cat nation. To celebrate this kitty love, the makers of Fresh Step litter, with the help of Animal Planet and its new series "Must Love Cats," is launching the...

2010-06-30 12:20:40

"ËœFounder' strain of close cousin of HIV still present months later Scientists have been surprised to learn that, despite thousands of changes that viruses like HIV undergo in rapid fashion to evade the body's immune system, the original version that caused the infection is still present in the body months later. The finding, published in the June issue of the Journal of Virology, is the result of an uncommonly detailed look at the cat-and-mouse action that takes place in an...

2010-06-24 15:29:00

American Humane Association leading sheltering operations ST. MARYS, Pa., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Humane Association is leading operations to shelter approximately 400 cats rescued from overcrowded conditions today at Animal Friends of Elk and Cameron Counties Sanctuary in Elk County, Pa. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070521/LAM095LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070521/LAM095LOGO) American Humane's Red Star Animal Emergency...

2010-06-21 07:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Every nine and a half minutes, someone in the United States is infected with HIV, and one out of every five of these individuals doesn't know it. To help stem the spread of this disease, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved an innovative new diagnostic tool, which will allow patients to be diagnosed earlier than ever before. Abbott's ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay is the first test approved in the United States...

2010-03-19 15:00:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CATalyst Council held a press conference today to discuss new guidelines to help tackle a tough issue in veterinary care -- scared cats. The tips will help calm cats at the veterinary office and, as a result, improve the frequency and quality of veterinary care. The CATalyst Council, the American Association of Feline Practitioners and the American Animal Hospital Association all recommend that cats should see their...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SellingLTC.com, LLC, the leader in providing long-term care insurance sales, marketing, and presentation solutions for insurance sales professionals, today announced the eleventh webinar in their LTCi Cafe Power Lunch Webinars Series. The LTCi Cafe is a free LTCI resource center available to all financial professionals who desire a deeper knowledge of how to better serve consumers when it comes to long-term care insurance. The next webinar will be held...

2009-11-10 08:20:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wonder what your cat does all day when he is home alone? Wonder no more. Friskies® brand cat food finally answers the question that many cat owners have always pondered: What does my cat do when I am not at home? Dedicated to providing cats with vast sensory experiences to help them be happy and healthy, Friskies is announcing the results of a first-of-its-kind cat "focus group(1)" that reveal there's more to life than a cat nap...

2009-07-16 15:54:56

A British woman said she has been reunited with a pet cat that disappeared from her home six years ago. Amy Turnbull, 34, said she put up posters after Allsort the cat went missing from her home in Swindon, England, in 2003 but eventually came to believe she would never see the missing feline again, The Sun reported Thursday. It was one of the worst days of my life when I realized Allsort had gone. I was absolutely beside myself, it was horrific, Turnbill said. I had given up all hope of ever...

2009-07-08 14:26:57

Residents of a British village said the disappearance of 18 cats is believed to be the work of a serial cat thief. Locals in Newton Flotman, England, said six cats went missing during the same week at the close of April and they suspect the culprit may be someone who is upset about the felines messing up a garden or chasing wild birds, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday. We suspect foul play. It used to be if you walked along Olive Avenue in the daytime you would see about five or six...


Latest Feline immunodeficiency virus Reference Libraries

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2011-01-11 13:28:24

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...

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2011-01-11 13:17:04

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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