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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"In the zones adjacent to the test site, one can encounter malignant growths of the thyroid and blood malignancies - hematological blastoma, leukosis, lymphoma and chronic leukemia - 10 to 15 per cent more often than in other regions of Kazakhstan," the medical professional told UN News.
The disease is called bovine leukosis that causes viral cancer.
This year's veterinary incentives approved by the FBiH Government in the amount of 2.5 million KM have enabled the control of the health status of animals, primarily dairy cattle and their female offspring and testing for tuberculosis, brucellosis and enzootic leukosis.
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There are many variations on the stages in the process, and Jung points out the four major ones: melanosis (blackening), leukosis (whitening), xanthosis (yellowing), and Isis (reddening).
As an example, cattle may develop lymphoid tumors without bovine leukosis virus.
Direct production losses and treatment cost from bovine viral diarrhoea virus, bovine leukosis virus, Mycobacterium avium subespecies, Paratuberculosis, and Neospora caninum.
Enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL), associated with bovine leukaemia virus (BLV), is a highly contagious condition, and cattle become infected by transfer of BLV-infected B lymphocytes.
The laboratory also found avian leukosis virus in the MMR vaccine and monkey retrovirus fragments in Paul Offit's RotaTeq vaccine.
Bovine leukemia virus was recognized as the causative agent of enzootic bovine leukosis in the late 1960s and early 1970s [1-4].