Encephalitis associated with giant cells in a cat with naturally occurring feline immunodeficiency virus infection demonstrated by in situ hybridization.

@article{GunnMoore1996EncephalitisAW,
  title={Encephalitis associated with giant cells in a cat with naturally occurring feline immunodeficiency virus infection demonstrated by in situ hybridization.},
  author={Danielle A Gunn-Moore and Geoffrey Robert Pearson and David A Harbour and Carson Whiting},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  year={1996},
  volume={33 6},
  pages={699-703}
}
This report describes the clinical, pathological, immunocytochemical, and in situ hybridization characteristics of encephalitis associated with feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infection in a 4-year-old domestic cat. Lesions were identified throughout the brain, affecting the cerebrum, medulla, and cervical spinal cord. Perivascular lymphocytic cuffing, gliosis, and white matter vacuolation were most severe in the cerebrum, affecting the white matter and the deep laminae of the grey matter… CONTINUE READING

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