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Immunodeficiency Virus, Feline: A species of Lentivirus, subgenus feline lentiviruses (Lentiviruses, Feline) isolated from cats with a chronic wasting syndrome, presumed to be immune deficiency. There are 3 strains: Petaluma (Fip-p), Oma (Fip-o) and Puma lentivirus (Plv). There is no antigenic relationship between Fiv and Hiv, nor does Fiv grow in human T-cells.
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