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Human rabies and its prevention: an overview.

Abstract:

Human rabies is underreported, but it clearly is still a frequent medical problem that is virtually confined to tropical countries. Rabies encephalitis remains essentially incurable, and most patients die at home, their terrible symptoms unpalliated by sedatives or analgesics. Recent attempts to cure rabies in well-equipped intensive care units have failed, a situation reemphasizing the importance of preventive measures. The great advances that have been made in understanding the rabies virus...

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Warrell, DA More by this author
Warrell, MJ More by this author
Journal:
Reviews of infectious diseases
Volume:
10 Suppl 4
Pages:
S726-S731
Publication date:
1988
ISSN:
0162-0886
URN:
uuid:5d7eb158-f3b2-404f-9036-4219d85cafa8
Source identifiers:
61085
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pubs:61085

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