Not sure statistically how often it happens, but I know it can,
because it happened to me.
Tested mom cat (negative) and sickly 7 week old runt (positive) with
the in-house Elisa snap test.
Four other littermates were separated from mom and the runt and were
tested at 8 weeks (all negative). At
I just wanted to update you all where I'm at now. I got an email from Dr.
Van Dyke, the biochemist involved in this treatment plan.
To set a few things straight - he was doing research to find a cure for
HIV/AIDS and using cats as an animal model. The intermixed use of
FIV/HIV/Felv was in part
My cat Charlie would probably scarf it down... :-S
From: Gloria B. Lane [mailto:gbl...@aristotle.net]
Sent: Friday, April 16, 2010 11:09 PM
Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Possible therapy for felv
Good luck feeding your cats dandelions with
On 04-18, Reyna Castano wrote:
If a cat tests negative for feline leukemia why does the vet
recommend a second test in two months? What are the possibilities
of the same cat testing positive the second time?
Because if a cat was exposed to FelV it takes about 6 weeks for the
I would wonder, too if these cats were truly positive to begin with. I also
wonder how long they treated how long they waited after they were treated to
do the tests.
Also, steroids can help alleviate mask many symptoms. I know my cat with
Stomatitis can be drooling have severely irritated
Good information, thank you for the investigation. If you have further
contact, could you ask about the risks of using steroids? Since you already
have contact, it's probably better if you could ask rather than the man being
bombarded with emails from the rest of us :-)
I'm glad to hear that he is willing to communicate with you. That the
treatment only results in the suppression of the virus, is a little
disappointing. This would make it about equivalent to the claims of Dr.
Belfield for his vitamin C therapy. He claims he cured every FeLV
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