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: firstname.lastname@example.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!"* > >_______________________________________________ >Felvtalk mailing list >Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org >http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org _______________________________________________ Felvtalk mailing list Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org