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Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2013 Sep;16(3):705-14. doi: 10.1016/j.cvex.2013.05.010. Epub 2013 Jul 29.

Viral skin diseases of the rabbit.

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Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, University of Edinburgh, Roslin, Midlothian, Scotland EH25 9RG, UK. Electronic address: Anna.Meredith@ed.ac.uk.

Abstract

This article describes the viral skin diseases affecting the domestic rabbit, the most important being myxomatosis. Transmission and pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and control are described and the article will be of interest to veterinary practitioners who treat rabbits. Shope fibroma virus, Shope papilloma virus, and rabbitpox are also discussed.

KEYWORDS:

Myxoma virus; Myxomatosis; Rabbit; Rabbitpox; Shope fibroma virus; Shope papilloma virus; Viral skin disease

PMID:
24018033
DOI:
10.1016/j.cvex.2013.05.010
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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