By Alan C. Jackson,William H. Wunner

Rabies deals an entire account of 1 of the oldest identified illnesses threatening public overall healthiness at the present time. not like such a lot research-oriented descriptions of rabies, this ebook presents a story in regards to the ailment and its etiologic agent, encompassing the ancient heritage to fresh advancements. The emphasis at the uncomplicated biology and molecular virology of the sickness is meant to exhibit an knowing of the underlying mechanisms interested in the affliction - crucial info for analysis and prevention suggestions. present tools utilized in defining geographic origins and animal species of rabies viruses in natural world are awarded, in addition to diagnostic tools for determining the tension of virus according to its genomic series and antigenic constitution. the most recent authorized equipment for controlling rabies in natural world species also are lined. This account of rabies will curiosity clinicians, public overall healthiness advisors, epidemiologists, study scientists, and a person taken with diagnosing, treating, controlling, and combating this disease.

Key Features
* A background of rabies from antiquity to the fashionable era
* uncomplicated biology and molecular virology
* Epidemiological aspects
* Pathogenesis and pathology of the disease
* medical manifestations and diagnostic overview in people and animals
* Preventive measures in people and animals

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