Letter - Could the new rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus variant (RHDVb) be fully replacing classical RHD strains in the Iberian Peninsula?

Carlos Calvete, Pilar Sarto, Antonio J Calvo, Fernando Monroy, Jorge H Calvo




Rabbit haemorrhagic disease; RHD; wild rabbits

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