Feline immunodeficiency virus

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Feline immunodeficiency virus
Virus classification
Group: Group VI (ssRNA-RT)
Order: Ortervirales
Faimily: Retroviridae
Subfaimily: Orthoretrovirinae
Genus: Lentivirus
Species: Feline immunodeficiency virus

Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is a lentivirus that affects cats warldwide. Frae 2.5% up tae 4.4%[1][2] o cats warldwide are infectit wi FIV.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Valéria Maria Lara; Sueli Akemi Taniwaki; João Pessoa Araújo Júnior (2008), "Occurrence of feline immunodeficiency virus infection in cats", Ciência Rural, 38 (8): 2245, doi:10.1590/S0103-84782008000800024. 
  2. Richards, J (2005), "Feline immunodeficiency virus vaccine: Implications for diagnostic testing and disease management", Biologicals, 33 (4): 215–7, doi:10.1016/j.biologicals.2005.08.004, PMID 16257536.