Can Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infected cat pass it to humans?

Can Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infected cat pass it to humans?

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Dr. Debra – Can Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infected cat pass it to humans? And or babies?

Martha Boucher

Answer

Hi – thanks for your email. You asked if Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infected cats can pass it to humans? And or babies?

The answer is NO! Absolutely not. Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infected cat can not be passed to humans.

An article that might be helpful to you is Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV).

Best of luck!

Dr. Debra

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