Aleutian Mink Disease

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.
Also Known As:
Aleutian Disease of Mink; Disease, Aleutian Mink; Mink Disease, Aleutian
Networked: 14 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Interstitial Lung Diseases (Interstitial Lung Disease)
2. Starvation
3. Scurvy (Scorbutus)
4. Systemic Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)
5. Protein Deficiency


1. Zhao, Jianjun: 1 article (05/2014)
2. Hu, Bo: 1 article (05/2014)
3. Zhang, Lei: 1 article (05/2014)
4. Wu, Wei: 1 article (05/2014)
5. Wang, Zhenjun: 1 article (05/2014)
6. Zhang, Hailing: 1 article (05/2014)
7. Bai, Xue: 1 article (05/2014)
8. Yan, Xijun: 1 article (05/2014)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Aleutian Mink Disease:
1. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
2. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA
3. Antigen-Antibody Complex (Immune Complex)IBA
4. Viral RNAIBA
5. Indicators and Reagents (Reagents)IBA
6. gamma-Globulins (gamma-Globulin)IBA
7. Freund's AdjuvantIBA
8. Complement System Proteins (Complement)IBA
9. AntigensIBA
10. AntibodiesIBA