Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV testing protocols

2010-09-27 Thread Edna Taylor
I had a single kitten with ringworm so bad that she even lost her whiskers and we called her PJ for Piranha Jane because all she did was bite bite bite bite ;) Date: Sun, 26 Sep 2010 23:30:56 -0400 From: maxgoodb...@gmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV testing protocols

2010-09-27 Thread Beth Noren
Georgetta, Here are more links that I could find on when to test, somewhat contradictory. Since the Elisa looks for antigens, not antibodies, you can test as young as you like without worrying about maternal antibodies interfering. But, since the virus needs some time to incubate (I'm seeing

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV testing protocols

2010-09-27 Thread dlgegg
i did not try to bring in my ferals until they had accepted me. i have a cat house on the deck for them to sleep in andi put out food until they don't run and then i start holding food in my hand and letting them approach me. at first they snatch and run, but eventually they learn to trust

Re: [Felvtalk] FeLV testing protocols

2010-09-26 Thread Beth Noren
Hi Georgetta, Yup, I understand how bitey an unsocialized singleton can be! My arms were SO scratched up from my first positive that lived in quarantine from 6-12 weeks. Others here may have better references, but I found one article that says that the time between infection and testing positive