How to use Myxomatosis in a sentence

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  • As mosquitoes were already known to mechanically transmit myxomatosis, the team used this disease as a model system.

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  • If a vaccinated rabbit does catch myxomatosis the disease is usually mild and confined to the skin.

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  • The virus causing myxomatosis is transmitted between infected and healthy rabbits by insects, particularly rabbit fleas, but also by flies.

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  • However, do remember that myxomatosis can affect animals during any month of the year.

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  • The disease myxomatosis in rabbits is caused by a virus.

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  • In the early 1950s the virus myxomatosis occurred in Britain.

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  • Respiratory signs and skin nodules also occur and myxomatosis is very often fatal.

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  • Prevention - Vaccination Rabbits can be vaccinated against Myxomatosis from 6 weeks of age.

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  • Vaccination does not guarantee that a rabbit will not contract myxomatosis, there is still a small risk.

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  • The standard rabbit vaccination, which includes myxomatosis, costs about GBP 25 [USD 48] .

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