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Is feline HIV contagious to humans?

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is feline HIV contagious to humans?
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Cat
Expert:  Cher replied 11 years ago.
Hi,

Thanks for asking this important question!

No, feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), the cause of feline AIDS, is not the same virus as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of human AIDS.

For more information, please see:

http://www.wyethah.ca/feline.asp?pageid=f5faq

I hope this information was helpful!

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