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Control of Urban Rabies

  • O. P. Larghi
  • J. C. Arrosi
  • J. Nakajata-A.
  • A. Villa-Nova
Part of the Developments in Veterinary Virology book series (DVVI, volume 7)


Justification for the establishment of urban rabies control programs and the description of those implemented in Greater Buenos Aires, Argentina, Lima and Callao, Peru, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, are discussed. At the time of initiating those programs, rabies cases in dogs amounted to over 4,000/year in Greater Buenos Aires (1976), more than 1,000 in Lima and Callao (1982) and about 900 in Sao Paulo (1969); they were reduced to zero in 9, 4 and 16 years respectively. Recommendations for programs in developing countries are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. P. Larghi
    • 1
  • J. C. Arrosi
    • 2
  • J. Nakajata-A.
    • 3
  • A. Villa-Nova
    • 4
  1. 1.Instituto RosenbuschBuenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.Dirección de Control de Zoonosis UrbanasAvellanedaArgentina
  3. 3.Centro Antirrábico de LimaPeru
  4. 4.Centro de Controle de ZoonosesSao PauloBrazil

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