LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

AZT 3'-Azido-3'deoxythymidine
BSE Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
CAV Canine adenovirus
CCV Canine coronavirus
CDV Canine distemper virus
CHV Canine herpesvirus
CMI Cell-mediated immunity
CNS Central nervous system
CPV Canine parvovirus
CPIV Canine parainfluenza virus
CRV Canine rotavirus
CSD Cat scratch disease
ELISA Enzyme -linked immunosorbent assay
FCV Feline calicivirus
FECV Feline enteric coronavirus
FCoV Feline coronavirus
FeLV Feline leukaemia virus
FeSFV Feline syncitium-forming virus
FeSV Feline sarcoma virus
FHV Feline herpesvirus
FIPV Feline infectious peritonitis virus
FIV Feline immunodeficiency virus
FP Feline panleucopenia
FSE Feline spongiform encephalopathy
FUS Feline urological syndrome
HI Haemagglutination-inhibiting
ICH Infectious canine hepatitis
IF Immunofluorescence
Ig Immunoglobulin
IM Intramuscular
Iv Intravenous
LCMV Lymphochoriomeningitis virus
MDA Maternally derived antibody
MHCII Major histocompatibility complex type II
PCR Polymerase chain reaction
RIPA Radioimmune precipitation assays
RMSF Rocky Mountain spotted fever
SAF Scrapie associated fibrils
SC Subcutaneous
SPD Salmon poisoning disease
URD Upper respiratory disease
VN Virus neutralising

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