This presentation will highlight the updated information in the 2020 AAFP [American Association of Feline Practitioners] Retrovirus Testing and Management Guidelines; much has changed since the last guidelines were released in 2008. Information on practical testing strategies, feline leukemia virus (FeLV) staging using new tools, and management of infected cats in home and shelter settings will be presented.

Discussion Topics:

  • Understand new information on pathogenesis of FeLV infection.
  • Learn about new testing and staging tools for cats infected with FeLV.
  • Learn the most effective management strategies for cats infected with FeLV and feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) to ensure good quality of life.
  • Understand new testing strategy recommendations for pet cats and cats in shelters.