An arctic fox rabies virus strain as the cause of human rabies in Russian Siberia

Abstract

A case of human rabies in the arctic zone of Siberia is described. The victim was bitten by a wolf, but characterization of the isolate by monoclonal antibodies showed that it was an arctic fox virus strain. This discovery reaffirmed the value of strain typing rabies virus isolates in regions where this has not been done already: such characterization… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s007050050531

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