Current and future trends in the prevention, treatment and control of rabies

@article{Rupprecht2006CurrentAF,
  title={Current and future trends in the prevention, treatment and control of rabies},
  author={Charles E. Rupprecht and Rodney E. Willoughby and Dennis Slate},
  journal={Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={4},
  pages={1021 - 1038}
}
Rabies remains a global zoonosis of major public health, agricultural and economic significance. Dogs are the major animal reservoirs in developing regions, wildlife maintain cycles of infection even in developed countries and new viral etiological agents continue to emerge. Nearly all human rabies cases are related directly to animal bite and thus, primary disease prevention requires minimization of suspected exposures. Once exposure occurs, modern prophylaxis entails immediate wound care… Expand
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