Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-08 Thread Marcia
with specimins. It happens with humans, it can certainly happen in our pets. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org From: GRAS g...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 9:21 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread GRAS
: 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

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread Beth
with humans, it can certainly happen in our pets. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org   From: GRAS g...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 9:21 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread Marcia
This is absolutely horrible! And to think that lives depend on this! Sent from my iPhone On Dec 6, 2011, at 4:14 PM, Kat Parker korruptaki...@gmail.com wrote: Very scary.. see below.. --Original Message-- From: Ellen Fawl To: rescuealliancew...@yahoogroups.com Subject: Scary

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread Maureen Olvey
. It happens with humans, it can certainly happen in our pets. Don't Litter, Fix Your Critter! www.Furkids.org From: GRAS g...@optonline.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 9:21 AM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results! The IFA

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread HIDEYO YAMAMOTO
...@hotmail.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 16:40:00 -0500 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results! Here's how my vet friend explained things to me which will clarify a little about what Beth is saying about the IFA test. The IFA test looks to see if the virus

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread Maureen Olvey
Twain From: hideyo.yamam...@msn.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2011 14:59:51 -0700 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results! Thisi is not reagarding Felk virus per se. But I wanted to share as it can be somewhat relevant. I have at least 6 or 7 kitties who

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread Beth
:39 -0800 From: create_me_...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results! The IFA tests weather the virus is replicating in the bone marrow. You can have a positive SNAP a negative IFA. This does NOT mean the cat is negative. It just means

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread czadna sacarawicz
m From: longhornf...@verizon.net To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 17:13:02 -0600 Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results! Kat, Ellen should have waited longer than two days to have them tested again. Waiting 90 days to retest is usually what

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread Lynda Wilson
: Maureen Olvey To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 3:40 PM Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results! Here's how my vet friend explained things to me which will clarify a little about what Beth is saying about the IFA test. The IFA test looks

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-07 Thread molveywda
From: create_me_...@yahoo.com To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results! The IFA tests weather the virus is replicating in the bone marrow. You can have a positive SNAP a negative IFA. This does NOT mean the cat is negative. It just means the virus

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-06 Thread Maureen Olvey
When she says bloodwork I wonder what she means. You can take blood and send it to a lab where they perform the same type of ELISA test as done in the vet's office, but they do it differently at the lab (my vet called it a well test). They have to take a bigger blood sample for that. It's

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-06 Thread Lynda Wilson
Kat, Ellen should have waited longer than two days to have them tested again. Waiting 90 days to retest is usually what is suggested to be more accurate. I hope they really are all negative :0) Lynda - Original Message - From: Kat Parker To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-06 Thread GRAS
Were the second tests also SNAP? Or the IFA? True, it is scary how many cats tests false positives! I had two such cats (one had the Snap AND IFA - positive both times.) One cat had only the Snap.then I did the IFA for both, and BOTH were negative. I purposely found mine a buddy from another

Re: [Felvtalk] Very Scary Testing results!

2011-12-06 Thread Beth
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