leukosis


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Related to leukosis: Leucosis, lymphoid leukosis

leukosis

[lü′kō·səs]
(medicine)
An excess of white blood cells.
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Myxosarcomas associated with avian leukosis virus subgroup A infection in fancy breed chickens.
Part 2: suitable for the detection of antibodies from milk as enzootic bovine leukosis virus (BLV) ELISA test against;
Mesotheliomas of peritoneum, epicardium, and pericardium induced by strain MC29 avian leukosis virus.
Hughes' lab at the National Cancer Institute -- Frederick Cancer Research and Development Center performing research on the molecular biology of human immunodeficiency virus and avian leukosis virus, replication, integration and post-transcriptional regulation of viral RNA.
Diseases such as avian flu, leukosis J (avian leukemia), and Newcastle disease are spread from white chickens to the Filipino native chicken populations, in some cases infecting eggs before the chicks are even born.
A new commercial blood test kit based on USDA-ARS technology detects chicks infected by an extremely virulent strain of avian leukosis virus, ALV-J.
Nor, for that matter, are they revamping corporate strategy to accommodate new rules on electro-medical implantable, non-automatic weighing machines, tire pressure gauges, protection of hotels against fire, lawn-mower noise, swine vesicular disease, boar meat, enzootic bovine leukosis, or brucellosis in small ruminants.
BLV is highly prevalent in US dairy and beef herds and can cause Leukosis, a severe and often fatal complication in approximately 0.
The inoculation against subgroup J avian leukosis virus may have a potential role in the development of testicular tumors in birds.
Bovine leukosis (B-cell leukemia/lymphoma), first described in 1871 in Lithuania, was believed to be an infectious disease because it spread through herds of cattle.
Select achievements include the first- and the next-generation Marek's disease vaccines, identification of avian leukosis virus (ALV) as the cause of lymphoid leukosis, DNA-based technology to determine ALV susceptibility of chickens, and more sensitive assays to screen live-virus vaccines for contamination with ALV.
2004) reported that the tva gene coding for viral receptor on chromosome 28 determines the susceptibility of chicken cells to the subgroup A avian sarcoma and leukosis viruses (ASLV-A).