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Disease Aleutian Mink Disease

Name Aleutian Mink Disease
Synonyms Aleutian Disease of Mink | Disease, Aleutian Mink | Mink Disease, Aleutian
Definition 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.
Categories Animal disease | Immune system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D000453
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1. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references DNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Parvoviridae Infections Aleutian Mink Disease
2. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Slow Virus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Aleutian Mink Disease
3. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Phagocyte Bactericidal Dysfunction Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Chediak-Higashi Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Aleutian Mink Disease
4. DiseasesAnimal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Aleutian Mink Disease

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