The Natural History of Rabies

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Routledge, Nov 22, 2017 - Medical - 640 pages
This book provides essential worldwide reference information regarding rabies for public health officials, veterinarians, physicians, virologists, epidemiologists, infectious disease specialists, laboratory diagnosticians, and wildlife biologists. The book is divided into six main sections, covering topics such as the rabies virus, including antigenic and biochemical characteristics; pathogenesis, including the immune response to the infection, pathology, and latency; diagnostic techniques; rabies epidemiology in a variety of wild and domestic animals; rabies control, including vaccination of wild and domestic animals, as well as control on the international level; and finally a discussion of rabies in humans, local wound and serum treatment, and human post-exposure vaccination. Natural History of Rabies, First Edition has been the principal worldwide reference since 1975. The new Second Edition has been completely updated, providing current information on this historically deadly disease.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1
Overview
Antigenic Relationships of Lyssaviruses
Chapter 9
Overview
Chapter 5
Chapter 7
Chapter 28
Chapter 16
Rabies in Nonhematophagous Bats
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 21
Chapter 23
Vaccines for Domestic Animals
Chapter 25

The Pathology of Rabies in the Central Nervous System
Latency and Aborted Rabies
The Fluorescent Antibody in Rabies
Rabies Serology
Overview
Arctic Fox Rabies
Chapter 15
Chapter 26
The International Management of Rabies
Chapter 27
Chapter 30
Human Vaccination Against Rabies
World Health Organization Guide for Postexposure Treatment
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