What does FeLV mean in Veterinary?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand FeLV in the Medical field in general and in the Veterinary terminology in particular.

Feline Leukemia Virus

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What does FeLV mean?

Feline leukemia virus
Feline leukemia virus is a retrovirus that infects cats. FeLV can be transmitted between infected cats when the transfer of saliva or nasal secretions is involved. If not defeated by the animal’s immune system, the virus can be lethal. A disease caused by this virus is a form of cancer of the blood cells called lymphocytes.

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