leukosis


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Related to leukosis: Leucosis, lymphoid leukosis

leukosis

 [loo-ko´sis]
proliferation of leukocyte-forming tissue.

leukosis

/leu·ko·sis/ (loo-ko´sis) pl. leuko´ses   proliferation of leukocyte-forming tissue.

leu·ko·sis

(lū-kō'sis)
Abnormal proliferation of one or more of the leukopoietic tissues; the term includes myelosis, certain forms of reticuloendotheliosis, and lymphadenosis.
Synonym(s): leucosis.

leukosis

proliferation of leukocyte-forming tissue; the basis of leukemia.

avian leukosis
a complex of related diseases caused by retroviruses (oncornaviruses). lymphoid leukosis, erythroblastosis, myelocytomatosis and myeloblastosis are the principal component diseases. There are in addition a series of tumors of connective tissue, epithelium, endothelium and other miscellaneous related tumors.
cutaneous bovine leukosis
see bovine viral leukosis.
enzootic bovine leukosis
see bovine viral leukosis.
leukosis-sarcoma neoplastic diseases
includes lymphoid leukosis, erythroblastosis, myeloblastosis, myelocytomatosis, connective tissue tumors, nephroma, nephroblastoma, miscellaneous epithelial and endothelial tumors, osteopetrosis of birds caused by avian type C oncoviruses.
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Most avian round cell tumors reported are lymphoid, largely because of viral infections that induce lymphoid neoplasia and other hematopoietic neoplasias in domestic poultry, namely Marek's disease virus and the leukosis/sarcoma group of viruses known as avian leukosis virus, and reticuloendotheliosis virus.
Detection of avian leukosis virus in albumen of chicken eggs using reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction.
The present survey showed that free-ranging chickens of Anhui province have been exposed to lymphoid leukosis virus subgroup A, indicating a high risk factor for poultry industry.
Se realizo la prueba de ELISA para la deteccion de anticuerpos contra el VLEB, empleando un kit comercial (IDEXX Leukosis Serum X2 Ab Test), el cual detecta anticuerpos contra el antigeno de superficie gp51.
Genes responsible for genetic resistance to scrapie Infectious Bursal Disease Avian lymphoid leukosis and Marek's disease have been discovered while the observation that some chickens can survive following challenge even with HPAI deserves further attention.
Part 1: suitable for the detection of antibodies from a blood sample of enzootic bovine leukosis virus (BLV) ELISA test against;
Avian Leukosis, Rous Sarcoma Virus associated connective tissue tumors in observed in chicken.
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.
It is mentioned as a vector of a role of diseases (Avian leukosis, Gumboro, Marek's, and Newcastle disease, smallpox, Avian influenza, coronavirus, and other bacterial diseases) (Watson et al.