The incidence and awareness of canine ehrlichiosis have increased dramatically during the last few years. Some ehrli-chia organisms have been reclassified with new nomenclature using highly specific molecular testing procedures.
Albuquerque, N.M.-The American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP)
warns against a new feline immunodeficiency (FIV) vaccine, not because it doesn't
work, but because current antibody-based diagnostic tests don't differentiate
between vaccinated cats and those infected with the disease, the group reports.
Exposure to methamphetamine can enhance up to 15 times the expression of feline
immunodeficiency virus (FIV) in tissue-cultured brain cells from cats, according
to research performed at The Ohio State University (OSU).