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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Lymphomas resembling lymphoid leukosis in chickens inoculated with reticuloendotheliosis virus.
Malignant Mesothelioma: Putative Nonasbestos-Related Associations Mineral fibers Erionite; fluoro-edenite; organic Carbon nanotubes Irradiation Diagnostic use of thorium dioxide (Thorotrast); atomic energy work exposure Viruses MC29 avian leukosis virus; SV40 Miscellaneous Metals; chronic serosal inflammation Abbreviation: SV40, simian virus 40.
Neoplastic diseases: Marek's disease, avian leukosis and reticuloendotheliosis.
On average, clinical leukosis develops in <5% of these cattle, which are excluded from the market as a result (1), but BLV-infected lymphocytes are also found in the blood and milk of subclinically infected cows (2).
B-haplotype influence on Marek's disease, Rous sarcoma, and lymphoid leukosis virus-induced tumors in chickens.
NFUS has made its comments in response to the Executive's consultation on new proposals to rationalise compensation for cattle affected by Bovine TB, Brucellosis, BSE or Enzootic Bovine Leukosis.
Pay-outs -- for bovine TB, brucellosis, BSE and enzoo tic bovine leukosis -- will depend on the animal's age, sex, pedigree status and sector.
A vaccine (to be given at day old) exists for use against Mareks disease which is one of the several forms of leukosis.
Formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded neoplastic tissue as well as frozen liver and spleen were negative by polymerase chain reaction for avian leukosis virus and reticuloendo-theliosis virus.
To the Editor: Bovine leukemia virus (BLV), a deltaretrovirus in the family Retroviridae, is the causative agent of enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL).
The lab began in 1939 to respond to an epidemic of avian leukosis.
14,15) In budgerigars with renal adenocarcinoma, an association with avian leukosis virus infection has not been demonstrated.