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Visna Maedi virus

Introduction: Visna Maedi virus

Description of Visna Maedi virus

Visna Maedi virus: A species of LENTIVIRUS, subgenus ovine-caprine lentiviruses (LENTIVIRUSES, OVINE-CAPRINE), that can cause chronic pneumonia (maedi), mastitis, arthritis, and encephalomyelitis (visna) in sheep. Maedi is a progressive pneumonia of sheep which is similar to but not the same as jaagsiekte (PULMONARY ADENOMATOSIS, OVINE). Visna is a demyelinating leukoencephalomyelitis of sheep which is similar to but not the same as SCRAPIE.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Visna Maedi virus

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Visna Maedi virus

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Visna Maedi virus

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