Management of rabies

South African Family Practice

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Title Management of rabies
Creator Weyer, J. Blumberg, Lucille
Subject — rabies; human rabies; rabies vaccination; post-exposure prophylaxis
Description Rabies is endemic in South Africa and human rabies cases continue to be reported annually. Most human cases in South Africa are dog-transmitted. Whilst efforts are underway to control and eventually eliminate dog rabies in the country, prevention of the disease through appropriate use of rabies postexposure prophylaxis is critical to save lives. This article provides a summary of rabies in South Africa and key aspects of the prevention of the disease in exposed humans.
Publisher AOSIS
Date 2019-07-15
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion Peer-reviewed Article —
Format application/pdf
Identifier 10.4102/safp.v61i3.4973
Source South African Family Practice; Vol 61, No 3 (2019): May/June; 63-66 2078-6204 2078-6190
Language eng
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Rights Copyright (c) 2019 J. Weyer, Lucille Blumberg