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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| Mike Teunissen His role in the Jumbo Visna team is to work for the Dutch outfit's lead sprinter Dylan Groenewegen, or to give it its rather endearing French name, a poissonpilote.
The Team Jumbo Visna rider was not expected to be fighting for the win but he held off Peter Sagan and Caleb Ewan to take the stage by the narrowest of margins.
Colina inherited a flock of mainly Lleyn cross ewes, although an issue with Maedi Visna (MV) meant a fairly extensive culling programme.
Molecular characterization and phylogenetic study of Maedi Visna and Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis viral sequences in sheep and goats from Spain.
Indirect CAEV ELISA commercial kits (ID Screen(r) Maedi Visna / CAEV Indirect ELISA kit) and BTV commercially-competition ELISA kits (ID Screen(r) Bluetongue Competition ELISA kit (c-ELISA) were used to detect CAEV and BTV antibody in goat sera.
Coconut oil is very effective against a variety of viruses with lipid capsules, such as visna virus, cytomegalovirus, and Epstein-Barr virus (53).
Visna presents with neurological symptoms, while Maedi exhibits in a respiratory form.
Specialists say a high level of Maedi Visna (MV) infection has been found in some ocks and there is evidence of infection increasing throughout the sheep population, including Wales.
This veteran lives in VISNA, and VISN B is requiring the purchase of equipment.
1981 Science journal reveals similarity in HTLV and VISNA a fatal sheep virus
It is always preferable to save as much of the meniscus as possible by performing a partial meniscectomy, where only loose fragments are excised (Marx 2000, Pasa & Visna 2005).