Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2006.

@article{Blanton2007RabiesSI,
  title={Rabies surveillance in the United States during 2006.},
  author={Jesse D. Blanton and Cathleen A. Hanlon and Charles E. Rupprecht},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={231 4},
  pages={
          540-56
        }
}
  • Jesse D. Blanton, Cathleen A. Hanlon, Charles E. Rupprecht
  • Published in
    Journal of the American…
    2007
  • Medicine
  • During 2006, 49 states and Puerto Rico reported 6,940 cases of rabies in animals and 3 cases in humans to the CDC, representing an 8.2% increase from the 6,417 cases in animals and 1 case in a human reported in 2005. Approximately 92% of the cases were in wildlife, and 8% were in domestic animals. Relative contributions by the major animal groups were as follows: 2,615 raccoons (37.7%), 1,692 bats (24.4%), 1,494 skunks (21.5%), 427 foxes (6.2%), 318 cats (4.6%), 82 cattle (1.2%), and 79 dogs (1… CONTINUE READING

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