Anti-rabies treatment of dog-bite victims in Lagos, Nigeria: trial of suckling mouse brain and fetal bovine kidney cell rabies vaccines.

Human rabies is common in Nigeria, a country known for rabies endemicity. Yet the supply of anti-rabies vaccines for human use (adult sheep brain origin, produced locally, and duck embryo and human diploid cell vaccines, imported) is grossly inadequate. This study involved controlled treatment of dog-bite victims with suckling mouse brain (SMBV) or fetal… CONTINUE READING