Infectious agents associated with diarrhoea in commercial rabbits: a field study.

@article{Peeters1984InfectiousAA,
  title={Infectious agents associated with diarrhoea in commercial rabbits: a field study.},
  author={Johan E Peeters and Pierre Pohl and Gerard Charlier},
  journal={Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of veterinary research},
  year={1984},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={335-40}
}
Over a period of 9 months the occurrence of parasites, bacteria and viruses has been examined in diarrhoeic rabbits from 21 commercial rabbitries and related with clinical signs and gross and microscopic lesions. Infectious disease agents have been found in 71.5% of the animals. Escherichia coli (ATEC) were found to be attached to the luminal intestinal border of 40% of the rabbits examined. This was associated with moderate to high mortality, caecal oedema, severe swelling of mesenteric lymph… CONTINUE READING