8. Viral Diseases of Rabbits Flashcards
Enteritis in 6-8 week olds
Profuse diarrhea with low mortality
Rabbit parvovirus c/s
Etiology of Shope Papillomavirus
Cottontail Rabbit Papillomavirus
CRPV is in what family?
Transmission of CRPV
Insects, particularly rabbit ticks (Haemaphysalis leporis) and mosquitoes
Natural host of CRPV
Large, keratinized warts over neck, shoulder, abdomen
Why shouldn’t you worry about transmission of CRPV in a lab animal colony?
Oryctolagus do not shed as many virions as natural Sylvilagus host
Do CRPVs papillomas occur in the mouth in rabbits?
CRPVs Papillomas that do not regress turn into what?
25% of rabbits with SCC die due to what?
Which papillomavirus has Oryctolagus as natural host?
Rabbit Oral Papillomavirus
Where do rabbit oral papillomas occur?
Ventral tongue of 2-18 month old rabbits
Disease timeline of oral papillomas
Usually regress within a few weeks
Myxomavirus is what kind of virus?
Where is myxomatosis endemic?
Natural reservoir of myxomatosis
Brush rabbit (Sylvilagus)
Myxoma virus transmission