Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) symptoms, when should we suspect?

23 April 2024

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) is a viral disease characterised by high morbidity and mortality. Most strains are so virulent that infected rabbits typically die without exhibiting RHD clinical signs.

Does maternal immunity in rabbits protect the animal against RHD?

07 February 2024

The simple answer to this question is yes, maternal immunity based on the transfer of IgG from female rabbits to their offspring protects them against rabbit haemorrhagic disease. However, other questions may then come up, such as how long this protection lasts or by what means these antibodies are transmitted.

Can you imagine what relationship there may be between yeast and the new recombinant vaccine against RHD?

08 January 2024

Rarely is it possible to have such a headline, but the fact is that both yeast and the new recombinant rabbit haemorrhagic disease vaccine are in some way connected.

RHD in pet rabbits. Is it possible for it to spread in indoor rabbits?

07 November 2023

The RHD virus is highly resistant in the environment, so infection in pet rabbits is also possible.

What are the main differences between RHDV and RHDV2?

01 October 2023

Since its appearance in 2010, RHDV2 has been able to expand the target species and cause the disease in other leporids in addition to the rabbit.

Find out what rabbit haemorrhagic disease is

15 September 2023

It is one of the main viral diseases that affect the rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). It is characterized by acute, lethal and highly contagious hepatitis.