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What does FeLV stand for?

FeLV stands for Feline Leukemia Virus

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Cats are also suspected of spreading feline leukemia virus to a mountain lion in California and infecting the endangered Florida panther with feline distemper.
It is inexplicable that these writers do not recognize that a chimp's failure to contract AIDS from HIV no more addresses the consequences of HIV infection in humans than does the human failure to contract feline leukemia virus indicate that cats cannot contract leukemia either.
A recent study of a specific feline leukemia virus, which also causes fatal feline immunodeficiency syndrome, led scientists to conclude that current laboratory procedures may not be isolating the more virulent strains of HIV, thus misleading researchers (SN: 2/27/88, p.