leukosis


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leukosis

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leucosis

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(Medicine) med an abnormal growth in the number of white blood cells in the blood of a person or animal
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leu·ko·sis

n. leucosis, formación anormal de leucocitos.
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These chicken lines have been selected and maintained for decades after exposure to avian leukosis virus and MD virus; line 6.
7) They have been associated with implants (including transponders), local trauma, vaccine administration, radiation exposure, foreign bodies, chronic inflammation, parasitic infections (especially Spirocerca lupi in the domestic dog), and retroviral infections, such as retroendothelial virus and avian leukosis virus in chickens.
Part 1: suitable for the detection of antibodies from a blood sample of enzootic bovine leukosis virus (BLV) ELISA test against;
avian influenza virus, Newcastle disease virus, Marek's disease virus, chicken anemia virus, avian leukosis virus J subgroup, infectious bursal disease virus) were detected by using PCR or reverse transcription PCR.
Other research has led to vaccines for H1N1 influenza virus, foot and mouth disease, mastitis, porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, avian leukosis virus, and brucellosis.
In 1970, MC29 avian leukosis virus (an RNA virus) was found to cause mesotheliomas in 35% of chickens inoculated with the virus into the peritoneal, pericardial, and air sac cavities.
He discusses how experimental leukemia research started and developed, the progress of cancer concepts, early research, research on avian leukosis and sarcoma virus, mouse and rat viruses, studies on stem cells and cytokines, viral and chemical carcinogenesis, cell cycle control and centrosome, important oncogenes and suppressor genes and the related cell biology, skin carcinogenesis, DNA viruses, and the common pathway for retroviruses and chemicals.
Some of the samples collected for brucellosis were also tested to demonstrate freedom from enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) and warble fly, and therefore this surveillance will also cease.
Irrefutable evidence does confirm that the nonhuman retroviruses avian leukosis virus (ALV), bovine leukemia virus (BLV), feline leukemia virus (FeLV), and murine leukemia virus (MuLV) induce lymphoproliferative disease in birds, cattle, cats, and mice, respectively; all are usually associated with T-cell leukemias.
The new system is based on table valuations and will apply to cattle that have to be slaughtered because they have bovine tuberculosis (bTB), brucellosis or enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL).
The new valuation method - also applicable to brucellosis and enzootic bovine leukosis - was announced by the Assembly last week as part of a new package of bovine TB control measures.
I feel it is our responsibility as homesteaders to educate ourselves, and I would like to take the opportunity to help educate others on the status of Bovine Leukosis Virus (BLV).