Sorry--a bit of brain fade...meant the cat....

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From: Felvtalk [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of
Lorrie
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 5:37 PM
To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
Subject: [Felvtalk] Elisa (snap) test

On 02-05, Christiane Biagi wrote:
>    Sort of depends.  There are 2 standard tests vets use.  First is the
>    Elissa `snap' test.  Its essentially a test strip and vet pricks the
>    dog to get a drop of blood and results are shown by color on the
>    strip-test is done right in the office.  Second is the IFA in which vet
>    draws blood and sends to lab.  It is possible for a kitty to test pos
>    on Elissa and some time later test neg on the IFA--means cat has likely
>    shed the virus.  So answer would sort of depend on what test was done
>    and how old the cat is.

The vet pricks the dog?  Did you mean cat?  





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