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).
Baton Rouge, La.-Researchers at Louisiana State University
(LSU) are investigating whether horses' exposure to influenza virus would
reduce the risk of developing recurring airway obstruction (RAO) disease.
Fort Dodge Animal Health announces it has received a license from the
U.S. Department of Agriculture to produce the first vaccine for feline immunodeficiency
virus (FIV). The dual-subtype vaccine should be available this summer.