Vaccination of free-ranging Pennsylvania raccoons (Procyon lotor) with inactivated rabies vaccine.

@article{Brown1990VaccinationOF,
  title={Vaccination of free-ranging Pennsylvania raccoons (Procyon lotor) with inactivated rabies vaccine.},
  author={Cindy L Brown and Charles E. Rupprecht},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={1990},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={253-7}
}
Thirty-nine free-ranging raccoons (Procyon lotor) in an endemic rabies area of Pennsylvania (USA) were vaccinated with a single intramuscular inoculation of commercial inactivated rabies virus vaccine, 17 June to 23 August 1987. Paired serum samples, pre- and postvaccination, were obtained from eight raccoons and were analyzed in vitro for rabies virus neutralizing antibody using a modified rapid fluorescent focus inhibition test. Seven of eight (88%) recaptured raccoons demonstrated… CONTINUE READING

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