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rabies surveillance in the united states during 1989.in 1989, 4,808 cases of rabies in animals other than human beings were reported to the centers for disease control, 1.8% more (4,724 to 4,808) than in 1988. eighty-eight percent (4,224/4,808) of those affected were wild animals and 12% (584/4,808) were domestic animals. cases were reported from 49 states, the district of columbia, and puerto rico; hawaii remained rabies-free. skunks (1,657) continued to be the most commonly reported rabid wild animal. for the second consecutive year, more cats ( ...19902276949
rabies in oklahoma: report of a human case. 19836631574
investigation of rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients--alabama, arkansas, oklahoma, and texas, 2004.on june 30, 2004, cdc confirmed diagnoses of rabies in three recipients of transplanted organs and in their common donor, who was found subsequently to have serologic evidence of rabies infection. the transplant recipients had encephalitis of unknown etiology after transplantation and subsequently died. specimens were sent to cdc for diagnostic evaluation. this report provides a brief summary of the ongoing investigation and information on exposure risks and postexposure measures.200415241303
update: investigation of rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients--alabama, arkansas, oklahoma, and texas, 2004.on july 1, 2004, cdc reported laboratory confirmation of rabies as the cause of encephalitis in an organ donor and three organ recipients at baylor university medical center (bumc) in dallas, texas. hospital and public health officials in alabama, arkansas, oklahoma, and texas initiated public health investigations to identify donor and recipient contacts, assess exposure risks, and provide rabies postexposure prophylaxis (pep). as of july 9, pep had been initiated in approximately 174 (19%) of ...200415254455
update: investigation of rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients--alabama, arkansas, oklahoma, and texas, 2004. 200415554331
rabies surveillance in the united states during 2004.during 2004, 49 states and puerto rico reported 6,836 cases of rabies in nonhuman animals and 8 cases in human beings to the cdc, representing a 4.6% decrease from the 7,170 cases in nonhuman animals and 3 cases in human beings reported in 2003. approximately 92% of the cases were in wildlife, and 8% were in domestic animals (compared with 91% and 9%, respectively, in 2003). relative contributions by the major animal groups were as follows: 2,564 raccoons (37.5%), 1,856 skunks (27.1%), 1,361 bat ...200516379626
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