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Rabies

Paul Auwaerter, M.D.
Rabies is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Single-stranded RNA, enveloped Lyssavirus causes rabies, nearly always fatal encephalitis of humans and other mammals.
  • Domestic dog main reservoir worldwide. Raccoons, foxes, bats, skunks infected most commonly infected in the U.S.
  • Transmission usually by a bite of a rabid animal with virus shed in saliva.

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Last updated: April 5, 2019

Citation

Auwaerter, Paul. "Rabies." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2019. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540469/all/Rabies.
Auwaerter P. Rabies. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540469/all/Rabies. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Auwaerter, P. (2019). Rabies. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540469/all/Rabies
Auwaerter P. Rabies [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540469/all/Rabies.
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