Specializing in Canine and Feline Neurology and Neurosurgery for over 35 years

feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)

A retrovirus that infects cats; similar to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV, the virus that causes AIDS), it attacks the immune system and as a result, the cat is more susceptible to infections that do not typically affect healthy cats. 

Related Words
disease  ;  infection  ;  retrovirus