Re: [Felvtalk] Found some of original paper on therapy for felv

2010-04-18 Thread MaryChristine
re-read it folks, the cats were NOT tested with the IFA as far as i can tell--just progressive SNAPs. they state that the IDEXX test is for ANTIGENS (exposure) as i keep emphasizing, so the fact that the cat is ultimately negative on a snap just proves what has actually been known for a long time:

Re: [Felvtalk] Found some of original paper on therapy for felv

2010-04-18 Thread Jeni
trmckel...@charter.net wrote: Thank you for this information, could you provide a reference, so I could review the original work? I'd also like to strongly caution that even though something looks really good in a research article, it doesn't mean it is effective or even safe, especially

Re: [Felvtalk] Found some of original paper on therapy for felv

2010-04-17 Thread trmckelvey
Thank you for this information, could you provide a reference, so I could review the original work? I'd also like to strongly caution that even though something looks really good in a research article, it doesn't mean it is effective or even safe, especially when it involves animal testing for

Re: [Felvtalk] Found some of original paper on therapy for felv

2010-04-17 Thread gary
The patent office website says the patent for this has been abandoned (they didn't pay the fee to keep it an active patent). What I find really strange about this is that if it is such an effective treatment - why did they abandon a patent that could make them a fortune? Gary