Rabies in a puppy imported from India to the USA, March 2007.

@article{Castrodale2008RabiesIA,
  title={Rabies in a puppy imported from India to the USA, March 2007.},
  author={Louisa J. Castrodale and Vickie Walker and Jonathan Baldwin and Joerg Hofmann and Cathleen A. Hanlon},
  journal={Zoonoses and public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={55 8-10},
  pages={427-30}
}
In March 2007, a puppy that was recently imported from India into the United States was found to be positive for rabies by the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. This case report highlights several important public health issues. First, recognizing that humans and animals are part of a global community with frequent travel and translocation, the risks of disease introduction, particularly with sub-clinical or incubating animals, are real and present. Animal-importation regulations… CONTINUE READING