Rabies

Common Name(s)

Rabies

Rabies is a deadly virus spread by saliva. People can get the virus from getting bitten by an infected animal. Bats, coyotes, foxes, racoons, and skunks are likely to have rabies. Beginning symptoms of rabies are similar to the flu and include fever, nausea, aches, excessive salivation and paralysis. If have been bitten or think you have been bitten by a wild or domestic animal carrying rabies, seek immediate medical attention. If caught early, there is a series of shots available that can prevent the rabies virus from taking hold.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Rabies" returned 769 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The One Health approach for the management of an imported case of rabies in mainland Spain in 2013.
 

Author(s): A C Perez de Diego, M Vigo, J Monsalve, A Escudero

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After more than 30 years without any reported cases of rabies in terrestrial carnivores in mainland Spain, an imported case was detected in June 2013 in Toledo. Although the infected dog was moved across different locations and had contact with humans and dogs, the incident was controlled ...

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2015

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Rabies in Poland in 2012.
 

Author(s): Małgorzata Sadkowska-Todys, Bożena Kucharczyk

Journal: Przegl Epidemiol. 2014 ;68(3):465-8, 567-9.

 

Evaluation of the epidemiological situation of rabies in Poland in 2012.

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2014

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Stray dog meat consumption and rabies.
 

Author(s): Viroj Wiwanitkit

Journal: Afr Health Sci. 2014 Sep;14(3):777.

 

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2014

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The terms "Rabies" returned 49 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Paralytic rabies: MRI findings and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Jayantee Kalita, Sanjeev K Bhoi, Jogendra K Bastia, Sangmitra Lashkar, Anita Mahadevan, Usha K Misra

Journal: Neurol India. ;62(6):662-4.

 

Paralytic rabies closely simulates Guillain-Barre syndrome or ascending myelitis often causing clinical dilemma. Two such patients were managed in our hospital whose magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed characteristic findings revealing T2 hyper intensity in central spinal cord ...

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2015

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Update on human rabies in a dog- and fox-rabies-free country.
 

Author(s): J-P Stahl, P Gautret, F Ribadeau-Dumas, C Strady, G Le Moal, F Souala, J Maslin, B Fremont, H Bourhy

Journal: Med Mal Infect. 2014 Jul;44(7):292-301.

 

Rabies is responsible for 50,000 deaths per year worldwide. Mainland France has been officially freed from rabies in non-flying animals since 2001.

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2014

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Vampire bats and rabies: toward an ecological solution to a public health problem.
 

Author(s): Benjamin Stoner-Duncan, Daniel G Streicker, Christopher M Tedeschi

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Last Updated: 20 Jun 2014

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Immunogenicity Study of a Reduced (4-dose) Vaccine Schedule and Rabies Immunoglobulins
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Rabies

 

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2012

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Last Updated: 12 Jul 2012

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RNActive® Rabies Vaccine (CV7201) in Healthy Adults
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rabies

 

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2014

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