Definitions for "Calicivirus"
highly infectious viral disease affecting the upper respiratory tract. Also known as "cat flu"
The virus that causes Rabbit Calicivirus Disease (RCD) in rabbits. It is spread by mosquitoes and fleas.
A family of very small viruses, different species of which cause diseases in several animal species. One species causes haemorrhagic diseases in rabbits (called rabbit calicivirus disease or rabbit haemorrhagic disease). This disease rapidly kills mature but not young rabbits, but affects no other animal species.