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.
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Relationships between herd bovine leukemia virus infection status and reproduction, disease incidence, and productivity in Swedish dairy herds.
Hennemann, "Prevalence of bovine leukemia virus infection in Florida.," Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, vol.
The zoonotic potential of bovine leukemia virus. Vet Res Commun.
Demonstration of antibodies against bovine leukemia virus (BLV) by blocking ELISA virus bovine polyclonal anti-BLV Immunoglobulin.
Expression of TNF and its receptors closely associated with disease progression in sheep experimentally infected with Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV) and TNF mRNA expression was significantly up-regulated in BLV-resistant sheep (35).
The 2,100-pound longhorn was diagnosed with bovine leukemia virus last week, and has been forced to retire.
To the Editor: Bovine leukemia virus (BLV), a deltaretrovirus in the family Retroviridae, is the causative agent of enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL).
Molecular characterization of the env gene from Brazilian field isolates of Bovine leukemia virus. Virus Genes, v.34, n.3, p.343-350, 2007.

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