"Aleutian Mink Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A slow progressive disease of mink caused by the ALEUTIAN MINK DISEASE VIRUS. It is characterized by poor reproduction, weight loss, autoimmunity, hypergammaglobulinemia, increased susceptibility to bacterial infections, and death from renal failure. The disease occurs in all color types, but mink which are homozygous recessive for the Aleutian gene for light coat color are particularly susceptible.
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- Aleutian Mink Disease
- Disease, Aleutian Mink
- Mink Disease, Aleutian
- Aleutian Disease of Mink
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Slow virus diseases. Annu Rev Microbiol. 1974; 28(0):231-4.