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Abstract

Incursion of rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV) into Sweden was documented in 1990 and it is now considered endemic in wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) populations. Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2), a new, related lagovirus was first detected in France in 2010, and has spread...

Author(s)
Neimanis, A. S.; Ahola, H.; Zohari, S.; Pettersson, U. L.; Bröjer, C.; Capucci, L.; Gavier-Widén, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 1, pp 213-220
Abstract

Using the models of R.M. Anderson and R.M. May (1982; 1983) and the data of A.R. Mead-Briggs & J.A. Vaughan (1975) on the transmission of myxoma virus by fleas to rabbits, the author demonstrates that the transmission rate (β) and virulence (α) of the virus have a curvilinear relationship. The...

Author(s)
Massad, E.
Citation
Evolution, 1987, 41, 5, pp 1127-1130