leukosis


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leukosis

[lü′kō·səs]
(medicine)
An excess of white blood cells.
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The inoculation against subgroup J avian leukosis virus may have a potential role in the development of testicular tumors in birds.
15) A mixed-cell lymphoma was reported in a little penguin (Eudyptula minor) in a review of naturally occurring neoplasms in Australian birds, and lymphoid leukosis was reported in a king penguin in a summary of leukosis in captive wild birds.
In our clinical report, an analysis of the genomic DNA from the biopsy tissue revealed that neither the Marek's disease virus, nor the lymphoid leukosis virus, nor a reticuloendothelial virus was present.
22) Rubin et al (23) established chickens tolerant to avian leukosis and showed that chronically viremic hens could infect their eggs with avian leukosis virus.
22-26) Avian leukosis virus causes B-cell lymphomas mainly in gallinaceous poultry, and reticuloendotheliosis virus has been associated with either B- or T-cell lymphomas in gallinaceous birds, geese, and a European starling (Sturnus vulgaris).
Avian Leukosis Virus Subgroup J in Layer Chickens, China
The avian lymphoid leukosis is caused by various avian retroviruses which induce a variety of benign and malignant neoplasm in domestic chickens with subsequent economic losses to poultry industry.
4 subarachnoid hemorrhage, aneurysm) Immunosuppression (lymphoma and leukosis, tumors, systemic diseases 13 14.
Haemangiomas, leiomyosarcoma and myeloma caused by subgroup J avian leukosis virus in a commercial layer flock.
These chicken lines have been selected and maintained for decades after exposure to avian leukosis virus and MD virus; line 6.
Otsenka biochemical, hematologic and immunological indicators at the infected with VLKRS, patients with a leukosis and intact cows.