The use of immunocontraception to improve rabies eradication in urban dog populations

@inproceedings{Carroll2010TheUO,
  title={The use of immunocontraception to improve rabies eradication in urban dog populations},
  author={Matthew John Carroll and Alexander Singer and Graham C. Smith and Dave Cowan and Giovanna Massei},
  year={2010}
}
Context Rabies causes ~55 000 human deaths each year, primarily as a result of bites from dogs, which are the major rabies reservoir in the developing world. Current rabies control strategies include vaccination, culling and surgical sterilisation of dogs. However, recently developed immunocontraceptives could be used alongside vaccination to apply fertility control to more animals. Aims We used a modelling approach to explore (1) whether adding single-dose contraceptives to rabies vaccination… CONTINUE READING

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