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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Part 1: suitable for the detection of antibodies from a blood sample of enzootic bovine leukosis virus (BLV) ELISA test against;
Part 2: suitable for the detection of antibodies from milk as enzootic bovine leukosis virus (BLV) ELISA test against;
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).

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