prevalence of rabies in bats in michigan, analyze the species distribution of animals submitted to the michigan department of public health (mdph) for rabies testing during 1993. to determine whether any of the 9 species of bats residing in michigan carries a disproportionate rabies burden, and to determine whether bats contributed the most cases of confirmed rabies during 1981 through 1992.19979018352
rabies surveillance in the united states during 1999.during 1999, 49 states, the district of columbia, and puerto rico reported 7,067 cases of rabies in nonhuman animals to the centers for disease control and prevention, a decrease of 11.2% from 7,961 cases in nonhuman animals and 1 case in a human being reported in 1998. more than 91% (6,466 cases) were in wild animals, whereas 8.5% (601 cases) were in domestic species (compared with 92.4% in wild animals and 7.6% in domestic species in 1998). no cases of rabies were reported in human beings in 1 ...200011132881
rabies surveillance in the united states during 2009.during 2009, 49 states and puerto rico reported 6,690 rabid animals and 4 human rabies cases to the cdc, representing a 2.2% decrease from the 6,841 rabid animals and 2 human cases reported in 2008. approximately 92% of reported rabid animals were wildlife. relative contributions by the major animal groups were as follows: 2,327 (34.8%) raccoons, 1,625 (24.3%) bats, 1,603 (24.0%) skunks, 504 (75%) foxes, 300 (4.5%) cats, 81 (1.2%) dogs, and 74 (1.1%) cattle. compared with 2008, numbers of rabid ...201020839985
human rabies--michigan, 2009.on november 9, 2009, a michigan hospital informed cdc of suspected rabies in a man aged 55 years. the patient reportedly had awakened with a bat on his arm 9 months earlier but had not sought medical evaluation. he went to a local emergency department (ed) on october 30 and soon after was hospitalized; he died 12 days later. on november 14, cdc confirmed infection with a rabies virus variant that commonly infects the silver-haired bat (lasionycteris noctivagans). this report summarizes the patie ...201121490561
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