Rabies (Rabies)

Rabies is a viral encephalitis, transmitted through the saliva of infected bats and certain other infected mammals. Symptoms include depression and fever, followed by agitation, excessive salivation and hydrophobicity. The diagnosis is made by a serological test or biopsy. Vaccination is indicated for people with high risk of exposure. A post-exposure prophylaxis includes wound cleaning and a passive and active immune prophylaxis and protects you if promptly and carefully conducted…

September 3, 2018