visna virus

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vis·na vi·rus

an RNA virus a Lentivirus (family Retroviridae) that causes visna; it is closely related antigenically to the similar maedi virus.
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VETS from Scotland's Rural College are today appealing to sheep farmers across Wales and the UK to be alert to an increasing threat from an incurable viral disease of sheep, called Maedi Visna (MV) infection.
Vets from Scotland's Rural College claim that many farmers are failing to appreciate the danger that Maedi Visna (MV) poses to all sheep breeds.