bovine leukemia virus


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bo·vine leu·ke·mi·a vi·rus (BLV),

a BLV-HTLV retrovirus in the family Retroviridae, commonly infecting cattle, especially dairy cows; in a small proportion of infected cattle, it will cause enzootic bovine leukosis.

bovine leukemia virus

see bovine viral leukosis.
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Effect of pasteurization and heat treatment on bovine leukemia virus.
Evidence for bovine leukemia virus in the mammary epithelial cells of infected cows.
Bovine leukemia virus alters growth properties and casein synthesis in mammary epithelial cells.
Temporal stability of the virus load of cattle infected with bovine leukemia virus.
Examination for evidence of infection of humans with bovine leukemia virus [in Dutch].
Bovine leukemia virus seropositivity of calves fed colostrum replacer, UK, 2009 * Time from initial sampling, mo Location 0 1 2 3 4 Dumfriesshire, Scotland Calf 1 +++ ++ + IC - Calf 2 +++ + + - - Newport, Wales ++ NS NS - Calf 1 Yorkshire, England Calf 1 ++ + + NS - Calf 2 + + NS - * Tested by ELISA (Institute Pourquier, Montpellier, France).

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