Chris Fukagawa

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A novel rabies virus was identified after death in a man who had immigrated from Oaxaca, Mexico, to California, USA. Despite the patient's history of exposure to domestic and wild carnivores, molecular and phylogenetic characterizations suggested that the virus originated from insectivorous bats. Enhanced surveillance is needed to elucidate likely(More)
R is an acute, progressive, fatal encephalitis caused by viruses in the family Rhabdoviridae, genus Lyssavirus. Globally, 11 major genotypes have been identifi ed as etiologic agents of this zoonosis (1). Rabies virus (RV), the type species, is the most widespread and epidemiologically important member of the genus and the only taxon documented in the New(More)
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