leukosis


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leukosis

[lü′kō·səs]
(medicine)
An excess of white blood cells.
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(4-6) In poultry, lymphoid tumors have been associated with herpesviruses (Marek's disease) and retroviruses (lymphoid leukosis and reticuloendotheliosis).
We highlight the importance of bovine leukosis as an immunosuppressive agent predisposing animals to atypical and fatal infections.
In the late 1960s and early 1970s it was discovered that enzootic bovine leukosis, a disease recognized to cause lymphoid tumor development for over a century [45,46], was caused by a novel virus [1-4].
Vogt, "The DF-1 chicken fibroblast cell line: transformation induced by diverse oncogenes and cell death resulting from infection by avian leukosis viruses," Virology, vol.
BIC was first identified in avian leukosis virus-induced B lymphomagenesis as a collaborator with c-myc even though it is a nonprotein-coding RNA due to the lack of a large open reading frame (ORF) [29-31].
* Avian Leukosis Virus Subgroup J in Layer Chickens, China
Hematologic malignancies (lymphoma, leukosis, etc.) were found in six patients.
These chicken lines have been selected and maintained for decades after exposure to avian leukosis virus and MD virus; line 6.3 being resistant, and line 7.2 being sensitive to these pathogens at the Avian Disease and Oncology Laboratory (ADOL), of the Agriculture Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA, East Lansing, MI, USA).
Kuzminov., Otsenka biochemical, hematologic and immunological indicators at the infected with VLKRS, patients with a leukosis and intact cows.