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  • n. An abnormally large number of leukocytes, or the tissue that produces them


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  • Among the cautions and contraindications are its use in patients with autoimmune disease; with tuberculosis, leukosis, collagenosis, or multiple sclerosis.

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  • I'll have to brush up on pullorum, ornithosis, coccidosis, leukosis, perosis, and Ochsner knows how many other-osises and -- itises.

    The Lani People

  • A measles vaccine was found to contain low levels of the retrovirus avian leukosis virus Rotateq, Merck's rotavirus vaccine, was found to contain a virus similar to simian (monkey) retrovirus Rotarix (GlaxoSmithKine's rotavirus vaccine) was found to contain "significant levels" of porcine cirovirus 1

  • Cattle fed on imported colostrum substitute have tested positive for enzootic bovine leukosis.

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  • Colibacillosis, erysipelas, coccidiosis, red mite infestation, lymphoid leukosis and cannibalism (from pecking) were listed as the most common causes of mortality.

  • Integration of the HIV genome appears to favor active genes, while that of MuLV shows a strong bias for the transcription start sites and that of Avian sarcoma-leukosis virus (ASLV) does not exhibit any preference in its random integration into the host genome

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  • B-haplotype influence on Marek's disease, Rous sarcoma and lymphoid leukosis virus-induced tumors in chickens


  • a chicken can transmit leukemia (though the multi trillion dollar chicken industry calls leukemia leukosis when they don't manage to hide chicken cancer altogether.)


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