GALV full form

Meaning : Gibbon Ape leukemia virus

Category : Medical
Sub Category : Conditions
Type : Initialism

What does GALV mean or stand for ?

Gibbon Ape Leukemia Virus is a retrovirus that is found in some species of gibbons and monkeys and is capable of causing cancer in these animals. It causes leukaemia and lymphoma in gibbons and is also sometimes cross species virus that is seen in koala bears.