Regional distribution of lesions in the central nervous system of cats infected with feline immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Abramo1995RegionalDO,
  title={Regional distribution of lesions in the central nervous system of cats infected with feline immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Francesca Abramo and Stefano Bo and Maria G. Canese and Alessandro Poli},
  journal={AIDS research and human retroviruses},
  year={1995},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={1247-53}
}
Neuropathological examination of the central nervous system of 13 naturally and 13 experimentally feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)-infected cats revealed diffuse gliosis of gray and white matter and vacuolar myelinopathy in a large proportion of infected animals, sometimes associated with lymphocytic meningitis. Multinucleated giant cell formation, the hallmark of multifocal giant cell encephalitis in HIV infection, was never observed. Morphometric analysis confirmed a marked increase of… CONTINUE READING