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leukosis

 [loo-ko´sis]
proliferation of leukocyte-forming tissue.
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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.
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El objetivo del presente estudio fue determinar, mediante el uso de la tecnica molecular PCR anidada, si el cruce entre las razas BON y Holstein es resistente a la infeccion por el virus de la leucosis bovina (VLB) en un hato lechero del departamento de Antioquia.
The infected foodstuff can't be completely cleared of leucosis virus by pasteurization or temperature processing.
El grupo etareo donde se encontro la mayor frecuencia fue el que incluyo a pacientes entre 60 y 69 anos; al analizar la distribucion por variantes morfologicas se encontro que 23 enfermos padecian leucosis linfoide cronica, 13 leucosis aguda no linfoblasticas, 10 leucosis mieloide cronica y solo 4 leucosis linfoblasticas agudas.
In the case of leucosis, the increased size of the LN and the lardaceous aspect of the lesions upon cutting, allowed a macroscopic diagnosis, except the renal lesions, which may be macroscopically confused with interstitial nephritis lesions [30].
Such studies should show up whether any other infectious agents are present, which may include human viruses such as HIV, herpes and hepatitis and also, if it has been grown in eggs, the avian leucosis virus.
For example, numerous European countries are now successfully free from Enzootic Bovine Leucosis (EBL) (4) due to the implementation of measures that have gradually removed all carrier animals (20,30).
Lymphoid leucosis has been reported in both captive and free living wild birds.
La leucosis bovina (LB), conocida tambien como leucosis viral bovina (LVB), es una enfermedad neoplasica viral producida por un oncornavirus tipo C de la familia retroviridae, que ocurre con cambios en el contaje celular (linfocitosis o linfopenia persistente) y con la formacion o no de nodulos neoplasicos distribuidos de acuerdo a las variadas formas (Timica, Multicentrica, Juvenil y Cutanea) referidas en la literatura [3, 6-10, 12-16, 24, 27, 31, 38].