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- Murakami, K.; Okada, K.; Amanuma, H.; Aida, Y.
- Veterinary pathology 1994 v.31 no.1 pp. 103-105
- B-lymphocytes; Bovine leukemia virus; T-lymphocytes; cattle; enzootic bovine leukosis; latent period; lymphosarcoma; sheep
- ... Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) is an exogenous retrovirus and associated with enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) which often includes persistent lymphocytosis and development of B-cell lymphosarcoma/leukemia after a long latent period. Natural cases of malignant lymphomas are rare in sheep. Under experimental conditions, however, sheep are easily infected with BLV and develop B-cell lymphosarcoma/leukemi ...