aafp also stands for american association of feline practitioners

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From: jbero tds.net <jb...@tds.net>
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Sent: Wed, April 21, 2010 11:31:22 AM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Knox and treatment of felv

I am sorry, but I am not familiar with feLIX and my only association with
AAFP is the american association of family practitioners.  I'm not sure why
felv would be addressed in any guidelines they put out.  Could you enlighten
me.

Jenny


On 4/20/10, MaryChristine <twelvehousec...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> there's no mention of it in the 2008 AAFP guidelines, and i would expect it
> to be there.
>
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 4:51 PM, jbero tds.net <jb...@tds.net> wrote:
>
> > Granted it is older, but I see nothing in the literature later to refute
> > this information.
> >
> > On 4/20/10, MaryChristine <twelvehousec...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > check the date: 1996. see my other note!
> > >
> > > i found a link to a 2000 article in the same journal. is there anything
> > > later than, say, 2005?
> > >
> > > MC
> > >
> > > On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 4:31 PM, jbero tds.net <jb...@tds.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Okay, this is kind of technical but it basically supports the idea
> that
> > > > mutations (in this case deletions in DNA) result in a more virulent
> and
> > > > pathogenic virus worsening the disease state as these mutations are
> > > gained
> > > > by the virus.  Here's the link.
> > > >
> > > > http://jvi.asm.org/cgi/reprint/70/1/359.pdf
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 4/20/10, MaryChristine <twelvehousec...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > i do know that there are different strains, but really haven't
> > > > encountered
> > > > > this before--so anything you send to the list will be gratefully
> > > > digested!
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 4:17 PM, jbero tds.net <jb...@tds.net>
> > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Yeah, it's felv type c.  You know how there are three types A and
> B
> > > > being
> > > > > > those transmitted and C being the mutated form that primarily
> > causes
> > > > > > disease.  Let me see if I can find a good paper.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Jenny
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 4/20/10, MaryChristine <twelvehousec...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > jeni, i have NEVER seen or heard about mutated versions of
> > > > FeLV--FeCoV,
> > > > > > > yes,
> > > > > > > which mutates into FIP. but this is something completely new,
> and
> > i
> > > > > would
> > > > > > > like to see some backing for the statement.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > there is significant research that implies that many truly
> > positive
> > > > > FeLVs
> > > > > > > NEVER become symptomatic, and that they are NOT contagious--the
> > > 2008
> > > > > AAFP
> > > > > > > guidelines show the citations for this, and it is NOT new
> > research,
> > > > > just
> > > > > > > ignored.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > i have also never seen any ACTUAL data proving the latency
> > theory:
> > > > with
> > > > > > > cats
> > > > > > > who are never retested after a negative test, there's no way
> that
> > > we
> > > > > will
> > > > > > > ever know that the cat wasn't positive all over. there has just
> > not
> > > > > been
> > > > > > > enough research done to know how long a truly positive cat DOES
> > > shed
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > virus. they DO have a pretty good idea of that with FeCoV,
> > because
> > > > it's
> > > > > > so
> > > > > > > common (over 100 strains, i believe).  i guess i want a
> > definition
> > > of
> > > > > > > latent: yes, a positive can go years without becoming
> > symptomatic,
> > > > and
> > > > > if
> > > > > > > that's all it means, fine. however, i've been seeing if used
> for
> > > cats
> > > > > who
> > > > > > > only test negative once....
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > more input, as they say!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > MC
> > > > > > > --
> > > > > > > Spay & Neuter Your Neighbors!
> > > > > > > Maybe That'll Make The Difference....
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > MaryChristine
> > > > > > > Special-Needs Coordinator, Purebred Cat Breed Rescue (
> > > > > > www.purebredcats.org
> > > > > > > )
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