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Speed FeLV

Rapid detection of FeLV antigens

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Method: Membrane Immunochromatography

Analysis: Specific test for antigen P27 of the capsid of FeLV

Sample: Whole blood, with anticoagulant, plasma or serum

Preparation: 2 minutes

Reading: 10 minutes

Storage: 24 months at room temperature ( 2°C - 30°C )

Presentation: For Speed FeLVTM: 6 tests, 20 tests, 50 tests

Reliability: Compared with the reference technique, viral isolation:

Sensitivity: 89.1%
Specificity: 97.7%

Advantages

The technology of Speed FeLVTM based on the detection of soluble viral antigens makes him highly sensitive.

Quick and easy, Speed FeLVTM can be performed in-practice, in one step and in only 15 minutes.

Speed FeLVTM does not interfere with vaccination or maternal antibodies. He can be used from a very young age.

Speed FeLVTM can be stored for 24 months at room temperature, between 2°C and 30°C.

Why use Speed FeLV TM ?
Infection with the feline leukemogenic virus (FeLV) causes very variable and poorly specific symptoms. The differential diagnosis includes FIV and feline coronavirus, which makes laboratory testing essential.
Regular screening of cats infected with FeLV is considered as the best means of fighting the virus (2). Depending on the regions affected, studies show prevalences of 1% to 20%.

The detection of soluble viral antigens makes it possible to determine an animal's status even when there is a very low viral load in the blood (early infection, transient viremia, sequestrated infection).

When use Speed FeLV TM ?
Speed FeLVTM is ideally suited to the regular monitoring of the FeLV status. He can be proposed at the annual visit or before elective surgery, and more commonly following regular exposure to the virus.

In catteries, the determination of the status of new arrivals can be used to prevent unaffected cats from being exposed to the virus.

An animal's status can be tested 28 days after potential exposure to the virus.

Instructions for use

Bibliography:

(1) HARTMANN K. et coll. Comparison of six in-house tests for the diagnosis of feline immunodeficiency and feline leukaemia virus infections. Vet Record, 2001, 149, 317-320
(2) LEVY J. et coll. Report of the American Association of Feline Practitioners, 2005. http://www.aafponline.org/
(3) CACHON T., CHUZEL T. Epidémiologie, pathogénie et symptômes de la PIF. Point Vétérinaire, 2005, 254, 18-21

Websites
ABCD-VETS : European Advisory Board for Cat Diseases

The European Advisory Board on Cat Diseases (ABCD) aims to issue guidelines on the prevention and management of feline infectious disease in Europe.

www.abcd-vets.org

Recommendations of ABCD Vet for FeLV

AAFP : American association of Feline practitionners

The American Association of Feline Practitioners improves the health and well-being of cats by supporting high standards of practice, continuing education.

www.catvets.com

Recommendations of AAFP for FeLV and FIV

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