rabies surveillance in the united states during 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 virus isolation from a bat in montana in midwinter. 19664958255
zoonoses control. human rabies, kentucky and montana, 1996. 19979240029
human rabies--montana and washington, 1997.on january 5 and january 18, 1997, respectively, a man in montana and a man in washington died of neurologic illnesses initially suspected to be creutzfeldt-jakob disease (cjd) but diagnosed as rabies encephalitis during subsequent histologic examination on autopsy. the cases were not linked epidemiologically, and no secondary cases occurred. postexposure prophylaxis (pep) was administered to 113 potential contacts. this report summarizes the clinical presentations of the cases and the epidemiol ...19979272584
from the centers for disease control and prevention. human rabies--montana and washington, 1997. 19979302227
human exposures to a rabid bat - montana, 2008.on september 29, 2008, the ravalli county public health department (rcphd) notified the montana department of public health and human services (mdphhs) of a large-scale human exposure to a dead bat at an elementary school. on october 1, the bat was confirmed to be rabid, and on october 4, mdphhs requested assistance from cdc in evaluating persons for rabies exposure. of 107 persons assessed, only one person (1%) was recommended for rabies postexposure prophylaxis (pep) in accordance with guidanc ...200919478724
protracted survival of a rabies-infected insectivorous bat after infective bite. 19695764199
transmission of rabies to laboratory animals by bite of a naturally infected insectivorous bat that attacked a man in western montana was induced to bite suckling mice. subsequently the bat died, and brain and salivary gland suspensions were inoculated into other mice. rabies virus was isolated from all three groups of mice.195913658983
a survey of chiropteran rabies in western montana. 195713389698
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