The IFA is not testing the bone marrow, though....that would be yet another
test.

-----Original Message-----
From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
[mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Beth
Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2011 9:57 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

It is possible the SNAP tests were positive & an IFA was negative because
the virus had not progressed to the bone marrow. I also wonder if the SNAP
tests that were positive were done on the new 3way tests. Our shelter
stopped using them because they were not dependable.

Kat Parker <korruptaki...@gmail.com> wrote:

>*Very scary.. see below..*
>
>------Original Message------
>From: Ellen Fawl
>To: rescuealliancew...@yahoogroups.com
>Subject: Scary FELV test results!
>Sent: Nov 22, 2011 11:16 PM
>
>I need to share this so it can get to the FELV Lists and whomever is 
>following this testing debacle. We took in 5 Persians last week. We had 
>them combo tested with the standard Snap test. All five tested 
>positive.  We had blood work done on one cat and it came back negative.
>We assumed the tests were done wrong so they redid them two days ago.
>All four remaining cats tested positive AGAIN.
>We had blood work taken on all four, sent it in, and all four came back 
>negative.
>
>This is really scary stuff. Cats are killed all the time because they 
>test positive. Had we heard about these cats being in a shelter & 
>testing positive it's not likely we could have taken them in. The vet 
>office in Santa Cruz is going to follow up with the company, but if 
>there is anyone else out there tracking this stuff, I want to get the 
>information to them.
>Ellen
>
>
>*
>
>Love and Katnip,
>                  ~Kat~     =^,,^=
>
>
>
>**"I'm Kat Parker.  I park cats."**
>**"Keep your kitties INSIDE, 24/7, 'cause an inside cat is a SAFE & 
>HAPPY
>cat!"*
>
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