TITLE

Human Rabies -- Virginia, 2009

AUTHOR(S)
Troell, P.; Miller-Zuber, B.; Ondrush, J.; Murphy, J.; Fatteh, N.; Feldman, K.; Mitchell, K.; Willoughby, R.; Glymph, C.; Blanton, J.; Rupprecht, C.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/1/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 38, p1236
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on 42-year old male physician infected with rabies in Virginia in 2009. It details all the symptoms experienced by the patient three months after an encounter with a dog while in India. It describes the clinical course and treatment that the patient undergone after contacting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for confirmatory diagnostic testing.
ACCESSION #
54739130

 

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