5. Calicivirus Infections

  1. Dolores Gavier-Widén1,2,
  2. J. Paul Duff3 and
  3. Anna Meredith4
  1. J. Paul Duff3 and
  2. Dolores Gavier-Widén1,2

Published Online: 30 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch5

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe

How to Cite

Duff, J. P. and Gavier-Widén, D. (2012) Calicivirus Infections, in Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe (eds D. Gavier-Widén, J. P. Duff and A. Meredith), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118342442.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 2

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 3

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

  4. 4

    Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Veterinary Institute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden

  2. 2

    Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden

  3. 3

    Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency, (AHVLA) Diseases of Wildlife Scheme, Penrith, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 31 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405199056

Online ISBN: 9781118342442

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Keywords:

  • calicivirus infections;
  • Vesivirus, SMSLV, VESV/FCV, genus Lagovirus RHDV and EBHSV;
  • rabbit haemorrhagic disease;
  • RHD epidemiology, not clearly understood/outbreaks rarely predicted;
  • RHD-like viruses, identified;
  • infection, and direct/indirect transmission;
  • hyperimmune sera in outbreak, mostly impractical;
  • haemagglutination inhibition, ELISA/western blot reliability;
  • humane euthanasia for affected individuals;
  • RHD transmissibility in wild/domesticated rabbits, and methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease

  • European Brown Hare Syndrome

  • Calicivirus Infections of Marine Mammals

  • References