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Compendium of animal rabies prevention and control, 2007
  • Published Date:
    April 6, 2007
Filetype[PDF - 180.39 KB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians (U.S.) ; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.) ;
  • Series:
    Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports ; v. 56, no. RR-3
    MMWR. Recommendations and reports : Morbidity and mortality weekly report. Recommendations and reports ; v. 56, no. RR-3
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Part I: Rabies prevention and control -- Part II: Recommendations for parenteral rabies vaccination procedures -- Part III: Rabies vaccines licensed and marketed in the United States, 2007.

    "Rabies is a fatal viral zoonosis and a serious public health problem. The disease is an acute progressive encephalitis caused by a lyssavirus. Multiple viral variants are maintained in wild mammal populations in the United States, but all mammals are believed to be susceptible to the disease. For purposes of this document, use of the term "animal" refers to mammals. The recommendations in this compendium serve as a basis for animal rabies-prevention and -control programs throughout the United States and facilitate standardization of procedures among jurisdictions, thereby contributing to an effective national rabies-control program. This document is reviewed annually and revised as necessary. These recommendations do not supersede state and local laws or requirements. Principles of rabies prevention and control are detailed in Part I; recommendations for parenteral vaccination procedures are presented in Part II, and all animal rabies vaccines licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and marketed in the United States are listed in Part III. " - p. 1

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