Feline immunodeficiency virus lacks sensitivity to the antiviral activity of feline IFN-gamma.


The antiviral activity of recombinant feline interferon-gamma (rFeIFN-gamma) against feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) was investigated. A persistently FIV(Bang)-infected feline T cell line (FeT-J/Bang) was treated with either rFeIFN-omega, rFeIFN-gamma, or recombinant human IFN-alpha2 (rHuIFN-alpha2), and the culture fluids were tested for antiviral… (More)