Diseases of Research Animals - DORA
University of Missouri - Comparative Medicine Program and IDEXX-BioResearch
Etiology: Trichophyton mentagrophytes is the most common isolate. Microsporum canis is occasionally recovered.
Transmission: Transmission occurs by direct contact.
Public Health Significance: Rabbits may transmit the disease to humans.
Please see rabbit Parasitic Diseases for more detailed information.