Human rabies: neuropathogenesis, diagnosis, and management

@article{Hemachudha2013HumanRN,
  title={Human rabies: neuropathogenesis, diagnosis, and management},
  author={Thiravat Hemachudha and Gabriella Ugolini and Supaporn Wacharapluesadee and Witaya Sungkarat and Shanop Shuangshoti and Jiraporn Laothamatas},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  year={2013},
  volume={12},
  pages={498-513}
}
Rabies is an almost invariably fatal disease that can present as classic furious rabies or paralytic rabies. Recovery has been reported in only a few patients, most of whom were infected with bat rabies virus variants, and has been associated with promptness of host immune response and spontaneous (immune) virus clearance. Viral mechanisms that have evolved to minimise damage to the CNS but enable the virus to spread might explain why survivors have overall good functional recovery. The shorter… Expand
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