Enteric adenovirus infection in a red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris).

  title={Enteric adenovirus infection in a red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris).},
  author={James Paul Duff and Robert J. Higgins and Stefan Farrelly},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  volume={160 11},
SIR, – There is increasing evidence that squirrel pox disease is the principal cause of the rapid decline of the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in England (Rushton and others 2006). However, relatively little is known about other infectious agents that may adversely affect this endangered species. Prospective investigations of squirrel pox and other diseases of the red squirrel are now supported by DEFRA through an extension of the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) diseases of wildlife… CONTINUE READING