Seroprevalence of feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus infection among cats in North America and risk factors for seropositivity.

@article{Levy2006SeroprevalenceOF,
  title={Seroprevalence of feline leukemia virus and feline immunodeficiency virus infection among cats in North America and risk factors for seropositivity.},
  author={J K Levy and Harvey Morgan Scott and Jessica L Lachtara and Patti Cynda Crawford},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2006},
  volume={228 3},
  pages={371-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine seroprevalence of FeLV and FIV infection among cats in North America and risk factors for seropositivity. DESIGN Prospective cross-sectional survey. ANIMALS 18,038 cats tested at 345 veterinary clinics (n=9,970) and 145 animal shelters (8,068) between August and November 2004. PROCEDURE Cats were tested with a point-of-care ELISA for FeLV antigen and FIV antibody. A multivariable random effects logistic regression model was used to identify risk factors… CONTINUE READING
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