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Myxomatosis: the virulence of field strains of myxoma virus in a population of wild rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus L.) with high resistance to myxomatosis

  • J. W. Edmonds (a1), I. F. Nolan (a1), Rosamond C. H. Shepherd (a1) and A. Gocs (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022172400046921
  • Published online: 01 May 2009
Abstract
SUMMARY

The virulence of field strains of myxoma virus is increasing in the Mallee region of Victoria where the resistance of the rabbit to myxomatosis is high. This suggests that the climax association will be a moderately severe disease.

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