Puma lentivirus

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Puma lentivirus
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(unranked): Virus
Realm: Riboviria
Kingdom: Pararnavirae
Phylum: Artverviricota
Class: Revtraviricetes
Order: Ortervirales
Family: Retroviridae
Genus: Lentivirus
Puma lentivirus

Puma lentivirus (PLV) is a retrovirus.[1] A study in 2003 indicated that domestic cats infected with Puma lentivirus or Lion lentivirus (LLV) began producing anti-FIV immune responses.[1]


  1. ^ a b VandeWoude S, Hageman CL, Hoover EA (September 2003). "Domestic cats infected with lion or puma lentivirus develop anti-feline immunodeficiency virus immune responses". J. Acquir. Immune Defic. Syndr. 34 (1): 20–31. doi:10.1097/00126334-200309010-00003. PMID 14501789. S2CID 41361257.