Spillover Events of Infection of Brown Hares (Lepus europaeus) with Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Type 2 Virus (RHDV2) Caused Sporadic Cases of an European Brown Hare Syndrome‐Like Disease in Italy and Spain

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Velarde, R.; Cavadini, P.; Neimanis, A.; Cabezón, O.; Chiari, M.; Gaffuri, A.; Lavín, S.; Grilli, G.; Gavier‐Widén, D.; Lavazza, A.; Capucci, L.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Transboundary and Emerging Diseases,volume 64,issue 6,pages1,750-1,761 (issn: 1865-1674, eissn: 1865-1682)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/tbed.12562, pmc: PMC5697611
  • Subject: Original Article | Spain | Settore VET/05 - Malattie Infettive degli Animali Domestici | lagovirus; European brown hare; Lepus europaeus; rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus type 2; Spain; Italy | rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus type 2 | Original Articles | European brown hare | Lepus europaeus | lagovirus | Italy
    mesheuropmc: animal diseases

Summary Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) is a lagovirus that can cause fatal hepatitis (rabbit haemorrhagic disease, RHD) with mortality of 80–90% in farmed and wild rabbits. Since 1986, RHDV has caused outbreaks in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Europe, but... View more
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